The quartet either came off the bench or were not involved in Wednesday night's Champions League last-16 second leg against FC Copenhagen.
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Sunday's match comes to soon for Alex, who is on the brink of making his long-awaited comeback from a knee injury, while Yossi Benayoun (achilles) will also have to wait until after the international break to return, having only resumed full training yesterday.
Provisional squad: Cech, Bosingwa, Ferreira, Terry, Luiz, Ivanovic, Zhirkov, Cole, Mikel, Essien, Lampard, Ramires, McEachran, Kalou, Malouda, Anelka, Torres, Drogba, Turnbull.
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