Dzeko was ineligible for Tuesday's FA Cup triumph but seems likely to be handed an instant recall following an impressive debut against Wolves last weekend.
Good start: Dzeko made a positive impact in his debut against Wolves
Kolo Toure, Nigel de Jong and Gareth Barry are also in line to get their places back, which should help shore up an uncharacteristically leaky defence that has conceded seven times in the last three games.
Team (from): Hart, Given, Zabaleta, Boateng, K Toure, Kompany, Boyata, Kolarov, Lescott, Wright-Phillips, Johnson, De Jong, Vieira, Milner, Y Toure, Silva, Barry, Tevez, Dzeko, Adebayor, Jo.
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