Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho will assess the fatigue levels of his squad following their midweek Champions League trip to Istanbul ahead of Saturday's west London derby at Fulham.
David Luiz (groin) and John Obi Mikel (calf) are among those being checked, as are midfielder Oscar (ankle) and striker Fernando Torres.
Nemanja Matic and Mohamed Salah were cup-tied in Europe so should feature, but midfielder Marco van Ginkel is continuing his rehabilitation from his serious knee injury.
Fulham striker Kostas Mitroglou will be omitted from the squad.
New boss Felix Magath insists the £12million deadline day signing is not yet ready for the intensity of the Premier League, but is fit having shrugged off a knee problem.
Fernando Amorebieta and Damien Duff are in the treatment room, but Darren Bent returns after missing the West Brom match for personal reasons.
Fulham: Stekelenburg, Stockdale, Heitinga, Riether, Riise, Burn, Sidwell, Richardson, Kacaniklic, Kvist, Bent, Holtby, Parker, Kasami, Hangeland, Mitroglou.
Chelsea: Cech, Schwarzer, Hilario, Terry, Cahill, Luiz, Cole, Azpilicueta, Ivanovic, Kalas, Ake, Lampard, Mikel, Ramires, Oscar, Hazard, Schurrle, Willian, Torres, Eto'o, Ba, Matic, Salah.