The England international midfielder is back in training after groin and tendon injuries but requires match practice.
Spine of the team: But Chelsea will be without Lampard (right) for Spurs clash
Right-back Jose Bosingwa is out with a torn hamstring but left-back Ashley Cole is fit after recovering from a slight ankle knock.
Provisional squad: Cech, Turnbull, Hilario, Ivanovic, Ferreira, Cole, Terry, Essien, Mikel, Ramires, McEachran, Malouda, Kalou, Drogba, Anelka, Bruma, Sturridge, Kakuta, Van Aanholt.
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