Gabriel Jesus is back in training and could play against Arsenal
The Brazilian ace has been sidelined with a broken foot since the win over Bournemouth in February and was not expected to be available again until next month.
But he has returned to training and could now feature on Sunday against Arsenal.
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola said: "He's really, really much, much better.
"He will take part in training with us. He's coming back with his happiness and we are so happy he's back again.
"We are going to travel with all the squad to Wembley, all the group, and he will be part of that. After that, we will see.
"All the squad are travelling down and we will watch the match between Tottenham and Chelsea.
"After dinner I will decide the team."
Injured Man City star Gabriel Jesus spotted on a mobility scooter Thu, March 9, 2017
Crocked Manchester City star Gabriel Jesus has been spotted out and about in Manchester on a mobility scooter as he recovers from a broken metatarsal
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Manchester City star Gabriel Jesus is spotted zooming around the Trafford Centre
Gabriel Jesus was in emphatic form before picking up his injury
But Guardiola will be without England defender John Stones.
Stones got injured in training this week and is also doubtful for next week's crunch Manchester derby at the Etihad.
"He has a muscular injury,” Guardiola added. “It happened one day in a training session.
"Maybe he come back for United, but I don't know."