The game at the Etihad pits two of Leicester's closest rivals in the Premier League title race against each other.
The Portuguese international was once tipped as one of Europe's top talents.
Newcastle United have Daryl Janmaat and Moussa Sissoko available for selection down the right-hand side.
Kone was tracked by Allardyce when the Sunderland boss was at West Ham.
West Bromwich Albion beat Peterborough United on penalties in the FA Cup last night.
Winston Reid picked up an injury during West Ham United's FA Cup match against Liverpool.
He is getting back to youth football after an unsuccessful spell at Kidderminster Harriers.
Everton defender John Stones has faced criticism for the first time in his career recently.
West Bromwich Albion required penalties to beat Peterborough United in the FA Cup last night.
The Hoops are only on top of the Scottish Premiership on goal difference.
Slaven Bilic has been linked with a return to West Ham as their new manager.
HITC Sport understands Aaron Holloway's new deal at Wycombe Wanderers will not deter his suitors trying to sign the striker this summer.
West Ham may have to play more games due to the Europa League, but that could actually be a benefit.