Luiz and Alonso sit out Wolves game as Terry returns

Marcos Alonso and David Luiz will sit out Chelsea’s FA Cup game at Wolves but captain John Terry is fit again after an ankle injury.

Left-sided player Alonso has been troubled by pain in his leg for much of the season and will be given a chance to rest up.

Luiz has been playing with a knee injury, which he suffered after being fouled by Manchester City’s Sergio Aguero in early December, and was in obvious discomfort after the 1-1 draw at Burnley last weekend.

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte confirmed the pair would be left out for the fifth-round tie at Molineux.

He said: “All the players are available but for sure there are situations that are better to keep under control.

“For Marcos Alonso, [we want] to give him a bit of rest, also for David Luiz, we have the opportunity to give him a week to recover well and to prepare for the next game.

“His knee is okay. He has improved a lot, if you compare his knee after the game against Manchester City.

“John Terry is fit for this game, he is okay.

“All the players are in good form, I have only the problem to make the best choices for the game.”