Blues boosted by return of Anelka

Chelsea striker Nicolas Anelka is back from a calf injury for the FA Cup clash against Championship side Watford at Stamford Bridge on Sunday.

Last Updated: 01/01/10 at 13:41

Anelka: Returns for Chelsea

Anelka: Returns for Chelsea

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Didier Drogba, Michael Essien, Salomon Kalou and John Obi Mikel miss out as they are on African Nations Cup duty with their respective countries.

Essien (hamstring) is injured anyway, while Jose Bosingwa (knee) is also on the sidelines but Florent Malouda returns from suspension.

Blues (from): Cech, Hilario, Turnbull, Ivanovic, Belletti, Alex, Carvalho, Terry, A Cole, Lampard, Ballack, J Cole, Zhirkov, Kakuta, Bruma, Borini, Sturridge, Matic, Malouda, Deco.

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FA Cup Fixtures

Tuesday, 03 February 2015
19:45
Fulham v S'land  
Man Utd v Cambridge Utd  
Sheff Utd v Preston  
Wednesday, 04 February 2015
Bolton v Liverpool  
Saturday, 14 February 2015
12:45
W Brom v West Ham  
15:00
Blackburn v Stoke  
Bradford v Sunderland/
Fulham
 
Derby v Reading  
17:30
C Palace v Liverpool/
Bolton
 
Sunday, 15 February 2015
12:30
A Villa v Leicester  

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