(Sporting Alert) — As expected Alvaro Negredo starts for Manchester City in their EPL clash with Stoke City at Britannia Stadium today.
The Spanish striker has been in good form coming off the bench for the Blues and was also impressive on international duty in midweek.
He is joined in the attack by Stevan Jovetic and Samir Nasri, while are starting places for Yaya Toure, Jack Rodwell and James Milner
Edin Dzeko, Jesus Navas, Sergio Aguero and Fernandinho are all on the bench.
Steven N’Zonzi, Charlie Adam, Matthew Etherington and Kenwyne Jones are all starters today for Stoke City, while the likes of Peter Crouch, Stephen Ireland and Jermaine Pennant are on the bench.
Stoke v Manchester City
Stoke: Begovic, Cameron, Shawcross, Huth, Pieters, Walters, Nzonzi, Adam, Wilson, Etherington, Jones.
Subs: Whelan, Pennant, Palacios, Arnautovic, Crouch, Sorensen, Ireland.
Manchester City: Hart, Zabaleta, Javi Garcia, Nastasic, Kolarov, Toure, Rodwell, Milner, Jovetic, Nasri, Negredo.
Subs: Lescott, Dzeko, Jesus Navas, Aguero, Fernandinho, Pantilimon, Boyata.
Referee: Mark Clattenburg (Tyne & Wear)