Shawcross has been out with an ankle injury and boss Tony Pulis has confirmed he will be in the party at Stamford Bridge, but is unlikely to be in the starting line-up.
Rankled: Shawcross (r) could feature having fully recovered from his ankle injury
Stoke's only serious injury worry is striker Mamady Sidibe, who is still fighting to recover from a groin problem that forced him to miss last weekend's home defeat by Bolton.
Team (from): Sorensen, Huth, Abdoulaye Faye, Collins, Lawrence, Whelan, Whitehead, Delap, Etherington, Kitson, Fuller, Tuncay, Pugh, Wilkinson, Moult, Amdy Faye, Begovic, Beattie, Sidibe.
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