Chelsea's defensive duo to miss Magpies clash

Chelsea's defensive duo to miss Magpies clash

Chelsea will still be without David Luiz and Gary Cahill for tomorrow night’s Barclays Premier League game with Newcastle.

But Branislav Ivanovic returns from suspension and is likely to partner John Terry in defence in the absence of hamstring injury victims Luiz and Cahill.

Manager Roberto Di Matteo refused to rule the pair out of Saturday’s FA Cup final against Liverpool.

Provisional squad: Cech, Ivanovic, Bosingwa, Terry, Cole, Bertrand, Mikel, Essien, Meireles, Lampard, Ramires, Mata, Malouda, Drogba, Torres, Sturridge, Kalou, Turnbull.

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