Injuries hit Chelsea

Chelsea are ravaged by injuries ahead of their trip to Middlesbrough in the Barclays Premier League tomorrow.

Captain John Terry is fit again after missing the last two England games with a back injury. But manager Luiz Felipe Scolari is without a host of first-team regulars including Petr Cech, Ashley Cole, Joe Cole, Ricardo Carvalho, Michael Ballack, Didier Drogba and Michael Essien.

Young winger Scott Sinclair and England Under-21 defender Michael Mancienne have been called into the squad.

Provisional squad: Cudicini, Ferreira, Bridge, Mikel, Ivanovic, Terry, Lampard, Sinclair, Mancienne, Belletti, Anelka, Malouda, Stoch, Kalou, Alex, Deco, Bosingwa, Hilario, Taylor.

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