Branislav Ivanovic continues enjoying one of the weirdest spells of job security we've seen in recent years.
Jose Mourinho confirmed that illness forced Brazilian midfielder Willian off during Saturdays’ home defeat to Southampton. "He was vomiting in the dressing room at half-time and the doctor said immediately it would be very difficult for him to carry on, if he did he would be in trouble."
Eden Hazard is expected to start tomorrow after getting a rest in midweek in the Champions League.
Willian has scored from a free kick for the third straight match but Chelsea fell to Porto 2-1 in Champions League action on Tuesday.
Jose Mourinho started a full-strength side against Porto in Chelsea's Tuesday Champions League match in Portugal.
Jose Mourinho has warned Chelsea's squad that there are no "untouchables".
Down two goals with just over ten minutes plus stoppage time remaining, Chelsea were able to rally with two late strikes to earn a point.
Gary Cahill and John Terry are battling for Chelsea's center-back starting spot alongside Kurt Zouma.
Loic Remy and Radamel Falcao are battling for a start during Diego Costa's suspension.
Willian has been cleared to return to Chelsea's squad for week eight after missing the win over Arsenal last weekend.
The FA have determined that Diego Costa will be suspended for three matches for violent conduct that went unseen by referee Mike Dean and his assistants during Chelsea's 2-0 over Arsenal on Saturday.
Eden Hazard finally played well in Chelsea's 2-0 win over Arsenal this past weekend.
Diego Costa has been charged with violent conduct by the FA and an independent referee committee will review the incident.
Chelsea managed to begin their climb back up the table with a 2-0 win over rivals Arsenal, as Diego Costa provided the moment that turned the tide of the match.
Willian is the only ruled out Chelsea player for this weekend's match against Arsenal.