Marseille v CHELSEA: Nicolas Anelka and Ashley Cole rested by Blues

07 December 2010 02:46
Chelsea will be without striker Nicolas Anelka and left-back Ashley Cole for Wednesday's Champions League Group F game against Marseille. [LNB]Both have been rested by coach Carlo Ancelotti while midfielders Yury Zhirkov (calf) and Frank Lampard (groin and adductor) have not recovered fully. [LNB]Brazilian defender Alex (knee) joins midfielder Yossi Benayoun (achilles) as a long-term absentee. [LNB] Taking a break: Striker Anelka will play no part when Chelsea face Marseille[LNB]Italian midfielder Jacopo Sala, who turned 19 on Sunday, is included in the squad for an away Champions League game for the first time. [LNB]Right-back Billy Clifford, 18, is also included along with fellow youngsters Josh McEachran, Gael Kakuta, Patrick van Aanholt and Jeffrey Bruma.[LNB] Team (from): Cech, Turnbull, Hilario, Ferreira, Bosingwa, Terry, Ivanovic, Van Aanholt, Bruma, Ramires, Mikel, Essien, McEachran, Malouda, Drogba, Kalou, Kakuta, Sturridge, Sala, Clifford.  [LNB] Neymar has no regrets over snubbing Chelsea and wants Brazil kids to stayI'm not a right back! Ivanovic wants central role if he's staying at ChelseaAnelka slams French racists, claiming he has had ' nothing but trouble'CHELSEA FC

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