Jose Bosingwa is out and and Yury Zhirkov is a doubt for the must-win title Barclays Premier League showdown at Old Trafford.
Top drog? Didier Drogba (right) looks set to start ahead of Fernando Torres
The Italian's biggest decision will therefore be whether to play both Didier Drogba and Fernando Torres up front, in what is a must-win game for Chelsea.
Provisional squad: Cech, Ferreira, Terry, Luiz, Alex, Ivanovic, Zhirkov, Cole, Bertrand, Mikel, Essien, Ramires, Lampard, Benayoun, Kalou, Malouda, Anelka, Torres, Drogba, Turnbull.
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