Manchester City centre-back John Stones did not feature in the 2-0 defeat to Southampton in the Carabao Cup on Wednesday night due to a knock but he is expected to return for the derby against United.
However, Ruben Dias remains sidelined with a hamstring injury which has kept the Portuguese international out of contention since the World Cup.
Manchester City’s Predicted XI To Play United:
Ederson, Lewis, Akanji, Ake, Cancelo, De Bruyne, Rodri, Silva, Mahrez, Haaland, Grealish
Manchester United boss Erik ten Hag has downplayed the seriousness of the hamstring injury that Diogo Dalot sustained against Charlton midweek, but the fullback is not likely to be fit for the City clash.
Donny van de Beek (knee), Axel Tuanzebe and Jadon Sancho (both fitness) are not expected to be available for the game at Old Trafford either.
Manchester United’s Predicted XI:
De Gea, Wan-Bissaka, Varane, Martinez, Shaw, Eriksen, Fernandes, Casemiro, Antony, Martial, Rashford
The bookmakers have made City the favorites with Unibet pricing them at 17/20 for the win. A draw is 29/10 with Sky Bet while a victory for United is currently 16/5 at William Hill.
Predicted Score – 1-1