The Blues and England captain was an unused substitute in Tuesday night's Champions League draw at Genk hours after police launched a formal investigation into allegations he racially abused QPR defender Anton Ferdinand.
Storm: Under-fire Chelsea captain John Terry will start against Blackburn
John Obi Mikel has shaken off a back problem, while Hilario (flu) and the suspended Didier Drogba (arm) will return after the international break.
Provisional squad: Cech,Bosingwa, Ferreira, Ivanovic, Terry, Cole, Luiz, Mikel, Romeu, Ramires,Lampard, Mata, Malouda, Meireles, McEachran, Torres, Kalou, Sturridge, Anelka, Lukaku, Turnbull.
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