Manchester City are still without defenders Vincent Kompany (calf) and Eliaquim Mangala (hamstring) for the Barclays Premier League visit of Everton on Wednesday.
Striker Wilfried Bony is also still out with a calf issue and midfielder Fernandinho will miss out with a muscle problem. Joe Hart is set to return in goal after being rested for the last two cup games.
Playmaker Samir Nasri remains a long-term casualty after undergoing hamstring surgery in November.
Provisional squad: Hart, Caballero, Zabaleta, Sagna, Demichelis, Otamendi, Clichy, Kolarov, Toure, Fernando, Delph, De Bruyne, Silva, Sterling, Navas, Aguero, Iheanacho, Celina.