The Brazilian missed City’s defeat to Liverpool after picking up a muscular problem during the Champions League draw with Atalanta.
The goalkeeper returned to training this week, though, and Pep Guardiola confirmed ahead of the game that he is in contention to start.
“Yes,” Guardiola said of Ederson’s fitness. “He trained the last few days with no pain.”
Claudio Bravo started in goal against Liverpool.
“Same situation, players fit after Liverpool are fit, those injured are still injured a few more months,” Guardiola said.
Rodri returned in midfield for the top of the table clash with Liverpool and may start again having sat out Spain’s final Euro 2020 qualifier against Romania after playing all 90 minutes of the win over Malta.
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