FA Cup team news: Chelsea v Man City

The mask could be back too. Photo: PA

Striker Demba Ba has recovered from the ankle injury he sustained against Sunderland last weekend and is available to face Manchester City in the FA Cup semi-final on Sunday at Wembley.

Ashley Cole (hamstring) and his fellow England defender Gary Cahill (knee) remain out alongside long-term absentee Oriol Romeu (knee).

Ryan Bertrand, who missed the Europa League quarter-final second leg against Rubin Kazan because of illness, was back in training today and is available.

Manchester City playmaker David Silva has not yet been ruled out of Sunday's FA Cup semi-final against Chelsea at Wembley.

Manager Roberto Mancini will give the Spaniard`s hamstring until the morning of the match to prove his fitness after suffering the injury in Monday's derby defeat of Manchester United.

Striker Sergio Aguero is pushing to return to the starting line-up after two substitute appearances since recovering from a knee injury but is not yet rated fully fit.

Provisional squads

Chelsea: Cech, Azpilicueta, Ivanovic, Luiz, Bertrand, Ramires, Mikel John Obi, Oscar, Mata, Hazard, Ba, Ake, Turnbull, Lampard, Torres, Ferreira, Marin, Terry, Benayoun.

Man City: Hart, Pantilimon, Zabaleta, Kompany, Nastasic, Lescott, K Toure, Clichy, Kolarov, Nasri, Milner, Y Toure, Barry, Garcia, Rodwell, Silva, Aguero, Tevez, Dzeko, Razak.