Captain Vincent Kompany returns in the centre of Manchester City's defence after missing the draw at QPR through injury. Edin Dzeko and Aleksandar Kolarov remain out with with calf injuries. Striker Sergio Aguero is hoping to continue his run of 13 goals in as many Premier League games.
Swansea's Nathan Dyer is back after injury, while midfielder Jonjo Shelvey has to settle for a place on the bench after a one-match ban. Defender Federico Fernandez misses out again with a calf problem, while Wayne Routledge remains out.
Man City XI: Hart, Zabaleta, Kompany, Demichelis, Clichy, Navas, Fernandinho, Toure, Nasri, Jovetic, Aguero. Subs. Caballero, Sagna, Mangala, Lampard, Fernando, Milner, Pozo.
Swansea XI: Fabianski, Rangel, Bartley, Williams, Taylor, Ki, Carroll, Sigurdsson, Dyer, Montero, Bony. Subs. Tremmel, Tiendalli, Amat, Britton, Shelvey, Gomis, Barrow.
In the words of my Old Man, "Life will never be the same without Man City, so get it in while you can".
The Future's Bright, The Future's Blue!!!