Striker Fernando Torres will return to Liverpool's starting XI for the visit of Chelsea after being rested for the Europa League win over Napoli.
David Ngog, whose fitness will be assessed after a severe tackle from Salvatore Aronica on Thursday night, will make way for the Spain international.
Midfielder Maxi Rodriguez will also come back in while there is an outside chance Dirk Kuyt could return after missing the last five games with an ankle injury.
Defender Glen Johnson is set for his first Barclays Premier League appearance for a month after making his comeback from a thigh problem against Napoli.
Ryan Babel could return to the squad after a rib injury but Joe Cole will not face his former club as he is sidelined by a hamstring injury.