Defender Benjamin Mendy faces a late test after picking up a kick on his knee in the win over Palace at the weekend.
Pep Guardiola will however, be without star duo Ilkay Gundogan and Vincent Kompany.
Manchester City have conceded only 3 goals in 8 games in all competitions this term, scoring 27. Today is another such example when I will once again prove that everything I have accomplished, thus far, both in my life and my professional career, has been achieved exclusively through hard work, integrity, discipline, and honesty above all.
"It is better to be in the position we are, but it's just September", he told reporters in Manchester at his pre-match press conference.
The style that Guardiola brings is one that produces many goal opportunities and in the 16/17 campaign, City produced an average of 12.68 chances per game, but only scored an average of 2.11. He is now only 2 goals away from becoming the club's record goal scorer and given the form that he's in, it wouldn't be too far fetched to expect City to have a now all time top scorer come the end of the night.
But the Sky Blues host unsafe Ukrainian opponents Shakhtar Donetsk in their next group fixture this week and Guardiola is keen for the empty seats to be taken.
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He added, "Whether you like it or not we are going to help Syria, Yemen and Palestine, and we will strengthen our missiles". The missile is named as Khorramshahr and was displayed in Tehran today in front of local media and thousands of spectators.
"Every time I play Shakhtar, I have the same feeling". The standard of players and teams he has managed in the past speaks volumes. "When I faced them the first time, my team went to see them and came back and said "wow"". It is always tough to succeed in your first season and managers such as Antonio Conte should be applauded as an exception to the rule rather than the standard. "It's good but the way we play we can improve in many, many things and concepts".
Srna released a statement via the Shakhtar website and made the decision sit out his side's Champions League clash against Manchester City this week.
MATCH FACTSNo Ukrainian club has ever won an away game in the Champions League against English opposition (D2 L12).
Manchester City will take on Shakhtar Dontesk in their second match of the Champions League group stages at the Etihad Stadium on Tuesday, September 26 with kick-off at 7:45pm DST.
Both sides won their Group F openers, with City thrashing Feyenoord in Rotterdam and Shakhtar seeing off hotly tipped Napoli.
Kyle Walker believes few clubs will be able to live with Manchester City if Pep Guardiola's side continue their explosive start to the season.