Thibaut Courtois may also be available despite picking up a hip injury while with Belgium in international break
Diego Costa is a doubt for ankle injury but seemed fit in yesterday’s training
Victors Moses is also a doubt for a minor injury
Eden Hazard seems recovered from his calf injury
Patrick van Aanholt still out with ankle injury.
Fraizer Campbell and James McArthur are doubtful with respective hamstring and back problems.
Chelsea loanee Loic Remy is ineligible to face his parent club
Mathieu Flamini is back in training after a muscle injury and could come into contention.
CHELSEA – Begovic; Azpilicueta, Cahill, David Luiz; Moses, Matic, Kante, Alonso; Hazard, Willian, Diego Costa.
CRYSTAL PALACE – Hennessey, Ward, Tomkins, Sakho, Schlupp, Cabaye, Milivojevic, Zaha, Puncheon, Townsend, Benteke