Manchester City trio Joleon Lescott, Maicon and David Silva are hoping to return to action in Sunday's Barclays Premier League game against Tottenham.
Defenders Lescott (back) and Maicon (foot) - the Brazilian was an unused substitute in midweek - and playmaker Silva (hamstring) are all back in training after spells on the sidelines.
Right-back Micah Richards (knee) and midfielders James Milner and Jack Rodwell (both hamstring) remain on the injury list.
Provisional squad: Hart, Pantilimon, Wright, Zabaleta, Maicon, Kompany, Lescott, Nastasic, K Toure, Clichy, Kolarov, Nasri, Y Toure, Barry, Garcia, Sinclair, Silva, Aguero, Dzeko, Balotelli, Tevez.
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