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Chelsea v Stoke preview

Demba Ba could be given his chance to lead the line for Chelsea against Stoke in the FA Cup fourth round tie at Stamford Bridge on Sunday.

With Fernando Torres ruled out, Jose Mourinho may opt to rest hat-trick hero Samuel Eto'o.

With Juan Mata's impending move to Manchester United, Mohamed Salah is expected to sign before Sunday from Basel - but he will not be involved.

Asmir Begovic is in contention to play after recovering from a broken finger.

The Bosnia goalkeeper has returned to full training after damaging the digit on Christmas Day.

Striker Kenwyne Jones could be recalled after being dropped from the squad for the loss at Crystal Palace after his previous refusal to play against Liverpool.

John Guidetti, on loan from Manchester City, could feature to follow up on his debut from the bench at Crystal Palace.