Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola provided us with updates on the fitness of John Stones, Stefan Ortega and Aymeric Laporte on Friday.
The trio were the only players left unavailable for selection following the conclusion of Tuesday night's FA Cup tie with Bristol City.
While Stones and Laporte's absences were more long-term, the Blues' second-choice 'keeper picked up his injury in the first half of the match at Ashton Gate.
With a big game on the horizon against Newcastle United on Saturday, MEN Sport has taken a look at the fitness levels of all three men ahead of the return to the Premier League. ALSO READ: Guardiola press conference pre-Newcastle Injury: Hamstring Last appearance: January 27 vs Arsenal Expected return date: March 4 vs Newcastle United What Guardiola has said: Speaking in his press conference on Friday, the Catalan boss confirmed that Stones is doing "much better".Read more on manchestereveningnews.co.uk