The midfielder suffered an ankle injury in Wednesday's home defeat to Tottenham and manager Roberto Mancini estimates it could rule Barry out for four weeks, placing his hopes of being fit for the World Cup in peril.
The blues: After missing out on the Champions League, Barry's (r) injury also threatens his part in the World Cup
Stephen Ireland (ankle) will also miss out as City look for a victory that would confirm them in fifth spot.
Team (from): Nielsen, Fulop, Onuoha, Richards, Kay, Boyata, Kompany, Toure, Bridge, Garrido, Sylvinho, Adam Johnson, Cunningham, Zabaleta, De Jong, Vieira, Bellamy, Wright-Phillips, Tevez, Santa Cruz, Adebayor, Ibrahim, Nimely.
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