Thomas Tuchel was also unable to call upon Jorginho or Ruben Loftus-Cheek for the midweek draw with Zenit St Petersburg in the Champions League, but the former is thought to have a good chance of returning this week.
Should Jorginho be fit to return in midfield, Reece James should move back over to his favoured right-wing role, and Saul Niguez could therefore be given the opportunity to partner Jorginho in the engine room.
The Spaniard featured at left-wing back against Zenit, but Marcos Alonso is expected to be fine to start this encounter after coming off the bench in that Champions League clash.
Chelsea possible starting lineup: Mendy; Azpilicueta, Silva, Rudiger; James, Jorginho, Saul, Alonso; Mount, Werner; Lukaku
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