Premier League team news: Chelsea v Arsenal

Ramires is out. Photo: PA

Midfielders Ramires and Willian are suspended for Premier League leaders Chelsea's showdown with Arsenal on Saturday following their dismissals in the controversial loss at Aston Villa.

Ramires begins a three-match ban and Willian is unavailable for one game, missing only the Arsenal contest.

Left-back Ashley Cole (knee) is missing against his former club, while Nemanja Matic and Mohamed Salah are available after being ineligible in Europe in midweek.

Provisional squad: Cech, Ivanovic, Luiz, Lampard, Torres, Oscar, Mikel, Schurrle, Salah, Hazard, Ba, Matic, Schwarzer, Cahill, Terry, Azpilicueta, Eto'o, Blackman, Kalas.

Arsenal midfielder Tomas Rosicky faces a fitness test on an ankle problem ahead of Saturday's Barclays Premier League trip to leaders Chelsea.

German international Mesut Ozil (hamstring) remains out, but Sweden midfielder Kim Kallstrom (back) could be in the squad for the first time.

Midfielder Aaron Ramsey (thigh) is still a couple of weeks away from full fitness, while Jack Wilshere (foot), Theo Walcott and Abou Diaby (both knee) remain out.

Provisional Squad: Szczesny, Sagna, Mertesacker, Koscielny, Gibbs, Arteta, Flamini, Podolski, Cazorla, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Giroud, Fabianski, Monreal, Vermaelen, Gnabry, Sanogo, Jenkinson, Rosicky, Kallstrom.