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Chelsea will be without captain John Terry after he was ruled out for up to six weeks with a knee injury.

Ashley Cole is likely to return at left-back after being left out of the starting XI against Napoli and Fernando Torres is expected to be available despite missing training yesterday due to illness.

Juan Mata is ready despite suffering a suspected broken finger against the Italians but Jose Bosingwa is out after coming off in the first half of Tuesday’s game with a muscle injury.

Bolton’s Mark Davies is expected to be fit.

The midfielder has been nursing a hamstring problem but should be available for the clash at Stamford Bridge, while striker Marvin Sordell is eligible for selection again after being cup-tied for last weekend’s FA Cup fifth-round victory over Millwall.

Defender Joe Riley is a doubt due to a foot injury and forward Kevin Davies, who sustained medial ligament damage in his knee in the league defeat to Wigan on February 11, is unlikely be ready to make his return to action yet.

Chelsea (from): Cech, Ivanovic, Cole, Luiz, Cahill, Hutchinson, Bertrand, Romeu, Mikel, Essien, Ramires, Lampard, Mata, Malouda, Meireles, Torres, Sturridge, Lukaku, Turnbull.

Bolton (from): Bogdan, Jaaskelainen, Ream, Wheater, Boyata, Knight, Steinsson, Robinson, Ricketts, Riley, M Davies, Pratley, Reo-Coker, Muamba, Eagles, Miyaichi, Petrov, Klasnic, Tuncay, Ngog, Blake, Davis, Sordell.

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