Ashley Cole is a long-term absentee with a broken ankle and Yury Zhirkov has a calf injury. Paulo Ferreira is back in contention after not being registered for the Champions League in midweek but Florent Malouda is expected to continue at left-back.
Jose Bosingwa, Michael Essien and Deco (all knee) all remain sidelined.
Kick-off at Stamford Bridge is 12:45pm.
Blues (from): Hilario, Ivanovic, Carvalho, Terry, Lampard, Mikel, Ballack, Malouda, Drogba, Kalou, Anelka, J Cole, Sturridge, Alex, Belletti, Ferreira, Bruma, Borini, Turnbull.