Terry to tackle Gunners at Bridge

Terry has been under the media spotlight for a week following

revelations about an alleged relationship with former team-mate

Wayne Bridge’s ex-girlfriend, but coach Carlo Ancelotti confirmed

he will play against the Gunners. Versatile defender Juliano

Belletti remains out with a knee injury along with Michael Essien.

Midfielder John Mikel Obi has returned from the African Nations Cup

and former Arsenal left-back Ashley Cole has shaken off a recent

ankle injury. Kick-off is 4pm. Blues (from): Cech, Hilario,

Turnbull, Ivanovic, Carvalho, Terry, A. Cole, Ballack, Deco,

Lampard, J. Cole, Malouda, Anelka, Sturridge, Borini, Ferreira,

Alex, Zhirkov, Kakuta, Obi.