The Ivorian midfielder has missed the last two games through injury, but has recovered in time to feature today as City look to keep pace with Liverpool and Chelsea at the top of the table.
Palace: Speroni; Mariappa, Dann, Delaney, Ward; Bolasie, Jedinak, Ledley, Puncheon; Chamakh, Jerome
Subs: Hennessey, Gabbidon, Parr, Dikgacoi, Ince, Gayle, Murray
City: Hart; Zabaleta, Kompany, Demichelis, Kolarov; Milner, Garcia, Toure, Nasri; Dzeko, Aguero
Subs: Pantilimon, Lescott, Richards, Clichy, Fernandinho, Jovetic, Negredo
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