Mancini faces goalkeeper decision for key match

Roberto Mancini must decide whether to place his trust in Marton Fulop or Gunnar Nielsen to keep goal for Manchester City in their top-four duel with Aston Villa at Eastlands tomorrow.

Roberto Mancini must decide whether to place his trust in Marton Fulop or Gunnar Nielsen to keep goal for Manchester City in their top-four duel with Aston Villa at Eastlands tomorrow.

With Shay Given out after suffering a dislocated shoulder at Arsenal last weekend, Mancini must pick between the Hungarian signed on emergency loan from Sunderland on Wednesday, or the Faroe Islands international.

Emmanuel Adebayor (thigh) and former Villa star Gareth Barry (hamstring) are doubtful for the sixth-placed Blues.

Team (from): Nielsen, Fulop, Onuoha, Richards, Kay, Boyata, Kompany, Toure, Bridge, Garrido, Sylvinho, Adam Johnson, Cunningham, Zabaleta, De Jong, Barry, Bellamy, Wright-Phillips, Tevez, Santa Cruz, Adebayor, Ibrahim, Nimely.

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