Manchester City have named their 25 man squad in accordance with the new Premier League rules that have come into play this season. Balotelli, whilst not named in the squad is eligible to play as he is under 21 and clubs are entitled to use as many U-21 players as needed.
The 25 man squad is detailed below.
Goalkeepers: Shay Given, Joe Hart, Stuart Taylor.
Defenders: Jerome Boateng, Wayne Bridge, Aleksander Kolarov, Vincent Kompany, Joleon Lescott, Shaleum Logan, Micah Richards, Kolo Toure, Pablo Zabaleta.
Midfielders: Gareth Barry, Nigel de Jong, Adam Johnson, Michael Johnson, James Milner, David Silva, Yaya Toure, Patrick Vieira, Shaun Wright-Phillips.
Forwards: Emmanuel Adebayor, Jo, Roque Santa Cruz, Carlos Tevez.