Man City predicted XI vs Aston Villa as Jack Grealish call made and Mateo Kovacic dropped

Manchester City are back at the Etihad on Tuesday after drawing 0-0 against Arsenal over the weekend.

Manchester City are back in action on Tuesday evening when they welcome Champions League-chasing Aston Villa to the Etihad. Pep Guardiola's side have barely had time to reflect on Sunday's 0-0 draw against Arsenal but must switch their focus straight to another massive challenge.

City went into Sunday's top-of-the-table clash with a number of fitness issues and things only got worse when Nathan Ake limped off in the first-half. He joins Ederson, John Stones and Kyle Walker in the treatment room and the tight turnaround makes a return for any unlikely.

Guardiola was boosted by the return of Jack Grealish, who got 30 minutes off the bench on Sunday, and now had some important decisions to make ahead of Tuesday. With such a short turnaround, a couple of changes are expected and ManchesterWorld has had a go at predicting who will start.

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