The Argentina forward is close to fitness after a groin injury but is likely to be left out with Tuesday's Champions League game against Villarreal in mind.
Sit this one out: Aguero should be fit for the mid-week match against Villarreal
Fellow forward Mario Balotelli has overcome a back problem while Owen Hargreaves could come into contention to make his league debut.
Carlos Tevez, the subject of internal disciplinary proceedings, is highly unlikely to feature following his recent club suspension.
Provisional squad: Hart, Zabaleta, Kompany, Lescott, Kolarov, Milner, Richards, Savic, Clichy, K Toure, Y Toure, Johnson, Silva, Barry, Nasri, De Jong, Hargreaves, Balotelli, Dzeko, Pantilimon.
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