Striker Gabriel Jesus will take part in a first session alongside his team-mates on Friday since he suffered medial knee ligament damage at Crystal Palace on New Year's Eve.
Pep Guardiola has had many tough decisions to make since he came to Manchester City and another one is lurking just around the corner when it comes to his goalkeeping options for the Carabao Cup final against Arsenal next week.
Today he is going to play in part of the session with the group.
"I don't know when he'll be ready to be with us, the first step is to have one or two weeks training alone and today he is the first with the team".
On the game against 2013 FA Cup winners Wigan, who beat Bournemouth in a third-round replay, Guardiola said: "Of course I am concerned".
Yaya Toure is a doubt with illness, but long-term absentee Benjamin Mendy is the only other injury concern for the Premier League leaders.
The former Barcelona gaffer went on to express his delight on the performance of English clubs in round 16 of the UEFA Champions League.
Latics also stunned City in the quarter-finals in 2014 and, even though they have since slipped into League One, Guardiola is taking nothing for granted. I think that is the important thing for that game.
He said: 'It would be good for my players not to think too much of the final next Sunday, they (should) think about the final next Monday.
But the Arsenal boss says that win, lose or draw, his admiration for Guardiola will remain.
Puel suggested City should have shown the Foxes more respect in their recent attempts to sign Riyad Mahrez.