Chelsea have given a debut to January signing Matt Miazga as part of a reshuffled back four for the visit to Aston Villa.
There is no John Terry or Gary Cahill in the squad, so Miazga – brought in from New York Red Bulls – plays alongside Branislav Ivanovic at centre-back.
Baba Rahman starts at left-back, with Cesar Azpilicueta moved to right-back.
Ruben Loftus-Cheek also starts, with Chelsea showing four changes from the side that drew with West Ham.
Willian misses out after he only returned from international duty o Friday, with Oscar on the bench alongside Alexandre Pato.
Aston Villa bring captain Micah Richards back in to their starting line-up, with Colombian international Carlos Sanchez replacing Jordan Veretout in central midfield.
Subs from: Bunn, Okore, Bacuna, Lyden, Veretout, Grealish, Sinclair.
Chelsea: Courtois; Azpilicueta, Ivanovic, Miazga, Baba; Mikel, Fabregas; Pedro, Loftus-Cheek, Kenedy; Remy.
Subs from: Begovic, Clarke-Salter, Matic, Oscar, Traore, Pato, Falcao.