TEAM NEWS: CHELSEA V WIGAN ATHLETIC
Demba Ba is also assessed as not quite ready to begin the game following his broken nose so is among the subs with Fernando Torres in the team.
Wigan captain Gary Caldwell has been passed fit so the visitors are unchanged. Arouna Kone, back from Africa, is on the bench.
Chelsea are expected to line up in the following 4-2-3-1 formation:
1 Petr Cech
28 Cesar Azpilicueta
24 Gary Cahill
2 Branislav Ivanovic
3 Ashley Cole
4 David Luiz
8 Frank Lampard (c)
17 Eden Hazard
9 Fernando Torres
Substitutes: 22 Ross Turnbull, 19 Paulo Ferreira, 34 Ryan Bertrand, 30 Yossi Benayoun, 10 Juan Mata, 21 Marko Marin, 29 Demba Ba.
Wigan are expected to line up in the following 3-5-2 formation:
Al Habsi; Scharner, Caldwell (c),Figueroa; Stam, McArthur, McCarthy, Espinoza, Beausejour; Di Santo, Maloney.
Substitutues: Robles, Golobar, Jones, Gomez, McManaman, Henriquez, Kone.
The referee is Mike Dean.