Fabian Delph is fit to continue his fine work at left back, while Sergio Agüero is back on the bench just over two weeks after his car accident. Mark Hughes hands a start to 18-year-old Tom Edwards, who faces a baptism of fire at right wing-back.
Man City: Ederson; Walker, Stones, Otamendi, Delph; De Bruyne, Fernandinho, Silva; Sterling, Jesus, Sané. Subs: Bravo, Danilo, Gundogan, Agüero, Mangala, Bernardo Silva, Touré.
Stoke: Butland; Zouma, Wimmer, Pieters; Edwards, Fletcher, Cameron, Diouf; Shaqiri, Jesé, Choupo-Moting.
Subs: Berahino, Afellay, Martins Indi, Adam, Crouch, Sobhi, Grant.
Referee: Craig Pawson