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Manchester City’s predicted line-up against Steven Gerrard’s Aston Villa

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Manchester City would take the trip to London to face the inform Aston Villa side in one of the midweek’s Premier League fixtures.

Manchester City forward Jack Grealish may be absent to face up with his Aston Villa side on Wednesday fixture in the EPL.

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The England international is yet to play for the club after the International break and he’s a major doubt for this match after he trained on his own before the West Ham win.

Manchester City’s attacking options are also depleted due to the unavailability of Spanish striker Ferran Torres.

While Belgium star Kevin De Bruyne is expected not to return after his covid-19 related issues. Phil Foden is set to miss out with a knock.

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Meaning, Riyad Mahrez, Raheem Sterling and Brazil’s Gabriel Jesus could all keep their place in the team unless Guardiola opts to give Colm Palmer another game in midweek.

Fernandinho could come into contention for a place in the Manchester City squad ahead of Rodri but could still miss out, even as Ikay Gundogan and playmaker Bernardo Silva are not expected to be left out.

Kyle Walker has played a lot of football and he could be dropped for Joao Cancelo to come over to the right-hand side, allowing Oleksandr Zinchenko to feature at the opposite side.

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Defender Aymeric Laporte will be absent due to suspension following a series of booking meaning centre-back John Stones is expected to return to the defence to partner Ruben Dias.

Manchester City Possible Starting Line-Up

Ederson Moraes; Joao Cancelo, Ruben Dias, John Stones, Oleksandr Zinchenko, Bernardo Silva, Rodri, Ikay Gundogan; Riyad Mahrez, Gabriel Jesus, Raheem Sterling.

 

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