Roberto Mancini take on the Potters at the Britannia Stadium.
New Stoke signing Michael Owen has declared himself fit and could feature in the Premier League for the first time in 10 months.
There could also be a debut for Steven N’Zonzi and a first start for fellow midfielder Charlie Adam.
Sergio Aguero (knee) could return for Manchester City, and Mario Balotelli is available after eye surgery.
Deadline-day signings Maicon, Matija Nastasic, Javi Garcia and Scott Sinclair are all available. (BBC Sport)
Stoke City: Begovic; Wilkinson, Shawcross, Huth, Wilson; Walters, Whelan, N’Zonzi, Adam, Kightly; Crouch. SUBS: Sorensen, Cameron, Whitehead, Upson, Etherington, Jerome, Owen
Man City: Hart, Maicon, Kompany,Lescott,Clichy,Garcia,Y Toure, Nasri, Tevez, Sinclair, Balotelli. SUBS: Wright, Kolarov, K Toure, Barry, Rodwell, Silva, Dzeko
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