Jose Mourinho plans to field a strong team when Chelsea play at Derby in the FA Cup third round on Sunday.
Defender David Luiz is available after being suspended for the Premier League win at Southampton and could return.
Midfielder Frank Lampard (muscular injury) and right-back Branislav Ivanovic (knee) are out until the end of the month, while Marco van Ginkel (knee) continuing his rehabilitation.
Provisional squad: Cech, Cole, Luiz, Essien, Ramires, Torres, Mata, Oscar, Mikel, Schurrle, De Bruyne, Hazard, Ba, Willian, Schwarzer, Cahill, Terry, Azpilicueta, Eto'o, Blackman, Bertrand.
Derby team news to follow...