West Brom v Chelsea preview

Team news for Saturday's Premier League clash between West Brom and Chelsea at The Hawthorns.

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West Brom have no new injury concerns.

Graham Dorrans is the only absentee with the Scottish midfielder still recovering from an ankle injury.

Head coach Roy Hodgson, who will look to his side to continue their good form against Chelsea, has not set a date for his return.

Chelsea will be without Ramires and Alex.

The Brazilian duo have muscle strains which will rule them out for the trip but they should be back in contention against Birmingham on Wednesday.

David Luiz is set to start after being cup-tied for Tuesday night's Champions League quarter-final second-leg defeat at Manchester United.

West Brom (from): Carson, Cech, Ibanez, Morrison, Barnes, Brunt, Mulumbu, Reid, Myhill, Fortune, Shorey, Thomas, Zuiverloon, Meite, Odemwingie, Fortune, Scharner, Thomas, Cox, Vela, Tamas, Olsson, Jara, Tchoyi.

Chelsea (from): Cech, Bosingwa, Ferreira, Terry, Luiz, Ivanovic, Zhirkov, Cole, Mikel, Essien, Lampard, Benayoun, Kalou, Malouda, Anelka, Torres, Drogba, Turnbull.

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