Confirmed line-up Luton Town vs Manchester City: Man City star absent

Manchester City will be without Erling Haaland for this game. For the first time this season, Haaland will not start a Premier League game.

John Stones, Manuel Akanji and Rico Lewis also drop to the bench, as Rodri returns for City alongside Jack Grealish, who had both missed Wednesday’s loss to Aston Villa with one-match suspensions.

Mateo Kovacic and Nathan Ake are also named in the starting team.

Luton starting XI: Kaminski; Mengi, Lockyer, Bell; Doughty, Nakamba, Barkley, Giles; Townsend, Brown; Adebayo.

Subs: Krul, Andersen, Berry, Morris, Chong, Mpanzu, Clark, Lokonga, Johnson.

Manchester City starting XI: Ederson, Walker, Dias, Ake, Gvardiol; Rodri, Kovacic; Bernado Silva, Foden, Grealish; Alvarez.

Subs: Ortega, Carson, Phillips, Stones, Gomez, Akanji, Nunes, Bobb, Lewis.