Manchester City returned to Premier League action midweek with a 3-0 home win over Arsenal, and Pep Guardiola will be looking to keep the momentum going against Burnley on Monday night.

The Spaniard will be without defender Eric Garcia after he suffered a head injury against the Gunners, having to be withdrawn from the field on a stretcher after a clash with City keeper Ederson.

Argentine defender Nicolas Otamendi is set to fill in, with Guardiola likely to shuffle his squad as much as possible for the remaining Premier League fixtures.

Sergio Aguero and Bernardo Silva were both rested for the win over Arsenal, and the pair could return in place of David Silva and Gabriel Jesus.

Want-away Leroy Sane will still be considered for selection by Guardiola, despite the German refusing to pen fresh terms with the club amidst interest from Bayern Munich.

Life is not as rosy for visiting boss Sean Dyche, however, with the Clarets missing up to four key players for the trip to the Etihad.

Ashley Barnes and Matt Lowton are both still recovering from surgery, with Chris Wood and Johan Berg Gudmundsson facing late tests, but not hopeful.

Dyche knows that his side still have an outside chance of qualifying for Europe in the coming weeks.

But he’ll be relying on the likes of Josh Brownhill and Robbie Brady to keep their hopes alive at the Etihad – the Clarets have lost 8 of the last 9 meetings between the two sides since Pep Guardiola took over as City boss in 2016.

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