Indeed, Eddie Howe’s side are one of the Premier League’s form teams at the moment and will be eager to lay down a marker ahead of next season, when they are expected to challenge higher up the division.
Pep Guardiola has insisted little has changed on the domestic front for City but, should they lose on Sunday, it’s hard to see how that can be the case.
While City are strong favourites, any slip-up would surely result in Liverpool taking control of the title race, potentially leaving Guardiola empty-handed for the first time since 2017.
Here’s everything you need to know about the game.
Where to watch Manchester City vs Newcastle
TV channel: The game will be broadcast on Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports Premier League and Sky Sports Ultra HD.
Live stream: Sky Sports subscribers will be able to watch the game through the Sky Go App.
LIVE coverage: Get minute-by-minute updates through Standard Sport’s dedicated match blog.