Preparations are in full swing for Sunday's clash at Villa Park.
Manuel Pellegrini's men were hard at work on the training pitch on Friday, all under the watchful eye of Club Photographer Sharon Latham and her camera...
Suited and booted ahead of the session
So many boots, so little time...
Ready for your close up, Fernandinho?
Nicolas Otamendi excited for what lies ahead
Swift warm ups in the Manchester chill
What you looking at, Kevin De Bruyne?
Time for a team talk ahead of the main exercises
Blue on Blue: Kelechi versus Fabian
Otamendi proving defenders so have eyes in the back of their heads...
The Etihad Stadium providing a stunning backdrop to proceedings
Always watching...Manuel Pellegrini keeping his eye on things
Martin Demichelis lying down on the job
Action shot! Midfield against defence for this drill
A smiling skipper alongside Aleks Kolarov
Young guns: Raheem Sterling taking the opportunity to link up with Kelechi again