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Newcastle v Chelsea starting line-ups

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#NUFC v @chelseafc (4-3-3): Elliot; Janmaat, Coloccini (c), S.Taylor, Dummett; Sissoko, Tiote, Colback; Ameobi, Perez, Cabella.

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#NUFC subs v @chelseafc: Alnwick, Williamson, Haidara, Anita, Gouffran, Riviere, Cisse.

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Team to face Newcastle: Courtois; Ivanovic, Cahill, Terry (c), Azpilicueta; Mikel, Fabregas; Willian, Oscar, Hazard; Diego Costa. #CFC

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Today's subs: Cech, Filipe Luis, Zouma, Ramires, Schurrle, Remy, Drogba. #CFC

Diego Costa returns for Chelsea after suspension

Diego Costa will start Chelsea's Premier League trip to Newcastle on Saturday after suspension.

The Spain hitman will return for the Blues at St James' Park even though both Didier Drogba and Loic Remy both found the net in Wednesday's 3-0 win over Tottenham.

Gary Cahill is fit to face the Magpies despite picking up a head knock against Spurs, with Ramires and John Obi Mikel competing to replace the suspended Nemanja Matic.

Provisional squad: Courtois, Cech, Ivanovic, Luis, Fabregas, Zouma, Ramires, Oscar, Hazard, Costa, Mikel, Shurrle, Remy, Drogba, Willian, Cahill, Terry, Azpilicueta, Schwarzer.

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Sissoko and Colback return for Newcastle v Chelsea

Moussa Sissoko and Jack Colback will return from suspension as Newcastle bid to become the first side to beat Chelsea this season in the Saturday lunchtime kick-off at St James's Park.

Sissoko and Colback missed the midweek draw at Burnley and their return is a welcome boost to Magpies boss Alan Pardew who has a number of injury concerns.

Captain Fabricio Coloccini is unlikely to be risked as he continues to recover from a hamstring injury while Mike Williamson, Daryl Janmaat and Sammy Ameobi all face late fitness tests.

Provisional squad: Elliot, Alnwick, Janmaat, Dummett, Williamson, S. Taylor, Streete, Haidara, Tiote, Anita, Cabella, Sissoko, Colback, Gouffran, Ameobi, Riviere, Cisse, Perez, Armstrong, Woodman, Abeid.

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