West Ham United
Eden Hazard could be a doubt for Chelsea's Boxing Day clash with West Ham at Stamford Bridge.
The playmaker limped off late on in Monday's 2-0 victory over Stoke after a tackle from Jonathan Walters.
Oscar will hope for a recall after being left on the bench at the Britannia Stadium.
Boss Jose Mourinho believes footballers playing in Britain deserve respect because of the hectic festive fixture programme.
Beginning with Monday's win, the Blues will play five matches in less than two weeks.
Sam Allardyce believes a strong showing from his West Ham side in a goalless draw at Chelsea last season played a part in keeping him in a job.
Allardyce, who also learnt on Wednesday that Alex Song will not be travelling to link up with Cameroon for the African Nations Cup, returns to Stamford Bridge on Boxing Day having transformed his team into top-four contenders.
Chelsea had 39 shots on West Ham's goal in the January draw but lost ground in the title race as they were frustrated by an Allardyce...
West Ham United's push for European football next season has been boosted after midfielder Alex Song was not named in Cameroon's squad for next month's African Nations Cup.
Song, 27, has been a key figure in the Hammers' excellent first half of the season which sees them spend Christmas Day fourth in the Premier League table.
The former Arsenal player, at Upton Park on a season-long loan from Barcelona, was sent off while representing his country against Croatia at the World Cup and has not played...