David Silva continues his return to the line-up with his third goal in his last two matches as City eased past West Brom at the Hawthorns.
Edin Dzeko is still out with a calf injury and his updated timeline sees him returning in January.
Manchester City striker Stevan Jovetic won't be able to get fit for Boxing Day.
In a match without the availability of a pure striker, Manchester City were able to find their scoring shoes in the second half, as a David Silva brace would grab the headlines in their tidy 3-0 win over Crystal Palace.
Joe Hart has signed a long-term contract that will keep him at Manchester City until the end of the 2018-19 season.
Edin Dzeko has joined Sergio Aguero and Stevan Jovetic in the physio's room, with Manchester City set to be without a recognised senior striker against Crystal Palace on Saturday.
Manchester City face a striker shortage / crisis as their three leading marksman are all ruled out for "maybe more than a couple of weeks."
Frank Lampard scored the only goal as Manchester City triumphed 1-0 at bottom-of-the-table Leicester City.
Edin Dzeko has picked up an injury during warmups as Manchester City get set to face Leicester, and has been replaced in the starting eleven by Jose Pozo.
David Silva returned to the Manchester City squad for Wednesdays’ UEFA Champions League game in Rome for a 20 minute cameo but it was Samir Nasri who will steal the headlines following a stunning finish midway through the second half to help the Citizens to their first win on Italian soil in Europe.
The latest reports suggest that Sergio Aguero will be out for a minimum of four weeks after suffering a knee injury during the opening minutes of Saturdays’ British Premier League clash against Everton at the Etihad Stadium.
Yaya Toure scored from the penalty spot as Manchester City defeated Everton 1-0.
Sergio Aguero was forced off the pitch in the 5th minute of Manchester City's clash against Everton with a knee injury.
Manchester City defender Eliaquim Mangala was suspended for the midweek match and should be rested for the weekend ahead.
Sergio Aguero scored two goals and added an assist in 74 minutes of play Wednesday night.