Drogba back for Blues

Drogba back for Blues

Ivory Coast striker Didier Drogba has returned to lead the Chelsea attack against Wolves in today's Barclays Premier League clash at Stamford Bridge.

Drogba has missed the last two games with a virus and he replaces Salomon Kalou, who drops to the bench.

Jose Bosingwa starts his first home game in 13 months following knee problems. He replaces Paulo Ferreira at right-back.

Wolves have brought Richard Stearman into defence in place of captain Jody Craddock and Serbian Nenad Milijas replaces Chelsea’s on-loan defender Michael Mancienne in the holding midfield role.

Chelsea: Cech, Bosingwa, Ivanovic, Terry, Cole, Essien, Mikel, Zhirkov, Anelka, Drogba, Malouda.

Subs: Turnbull, Ferreira, Kalou, Sturridge, Bruma, Kakuta, McEachran.

Wolverhampton: Hahnemann, Foley, Berra, Stearman, Ward, Jarvis, Edwards, Milijas, David Jones, Van Damme, Doyle.

Subs: Hennessey, Elokobi, Ebanks-Blake, Fletcher, Hunt, Mouyokolo, Davis.

Referee: Lee Probert.

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