Chelsea will be without suspended captain John Terry for the visit of Stoke to Stamford Bridge on Sunday.
Terry misses out after being sent off against Tottenham in the 2-1 defeat at White Hart Lane last weekend.
The Blues are also without Michael Essien (knee), Ricardo Carvalho (ankle), John Obi Mikel (ankle) and Jose Bosingwa (knee).
Provisional Squad: Cech, Hilario, Turnbull, A Cole, Kalou, Alex, Drogba, Malouda, Lampard, Deco, Anelka, Zhirkov, J Cole, Belletti, Ballack, Kakuta, Sturridge, Ferreira, Bruma, Ivanovic.
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