Ramires boost for Blues

Ramires returns from suspension for Chelsea’s Barclays Premier League game against Aston Villa tomorrow.

Ramires returns from suspension for Chelsea’s Barclays Premier League game against Aston Villa tomorrow.

Manager Andre Villas-Boas must decide whether to recall the Brazilian following his one-match ban or stick with his midfield of Frank Lampard, Raul Meireles and Oriol Romeu.

Defenders John Terry and Jose Bosingwa have shaken off knocks picked up in the Boxing Day draw against Fulham but Branislav Ivanovic and John Obi Mikel (both hamstring) remain out for tomorrow’s game and Monday’s trip to Wolves, along with Michael Essien (knee).

Provisional squad: Cech, Bosingwa, Ferreira, Terry, Luiz, Cole, Romeu, Lampard, Ramires, McEachran, Mata, Malouda, Meireles, Torres, Drogba, Kalou, Sturridge, Lukaku, Turnbull.

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