Benjamin Mendy made his first Manchester City appearance in five months at Shakhtar Donetsk and Ilkay Gundogan was glad to see him back.
Fernandinho hopes to continue improving in his new defensive role for an injury-hit Manchester City.
Ahead of a Champions League clash with Shakhtar Donetsk, Manchester City defender John Stones has been ruled out for a month.
Despite Aymeric Laporte's injury, Pep Guardiola has claimed Manchester City are not interested in signing a centre-back in January.
Vincent Kompany tipped John Stones to prove his doubters wrong at Manchester City.
Kyle Walker could be used as a centre-back by Manchester City if Aymeric Laporte is out for a prolonged period, says Pep Guardiola.
Manchester City will again be without John Stones this weekend, while Oleksandr Zinchenko and Joao Cancelo are available.
Nicolas Otamendi will partner Aymeric Laporte at the heart of the Manchester City defender versus Tottenham, with John Stones ruled out.
Manchester United now have two of the nine most expensive defenders of all time after buying Harry Maguire from Leicester City.
After losing his place at Manchester City last season, defender John Stones is determined to force his way into Pep Guardiola's plans.