Man City v Leicester preview

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Manager Manuel Pellegrini reported “two or three” minor knocks after Sunday’s defeat at Liverpool but “nobody is injured”.

Striker Wilfried Bony could make his first start for the club after three substitute appearances since his move from Swansea.

Boss Nigel Pearson has no new injury worries for struggling Leicester’s trip.

The Foxes, bottom of the Barclays Premier League, had a free weekend which allowed Pearson to give his players a break ahead of Wednesday’s meeting at the Etihad Stadium.

Goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel, who has been out since December with a broken foot, is close to a return and is expected to make his comeback this month.