Jose Mourinho selects Cesar Azpilicueta and Ryan Bertrand as the two full-backs. Branislav Ivanovic, meanwhile, partners Gary Cahill in the centre of defence, with John Terry, who played 90 minutes against Inter Milan on Thursday, starting on the bench.
There is a first start of the trip for Kevin De Bruyne, who hasn’t featured since our second game in Asia, while both goalscorers from the win against Inter, Oscar and Eden Hazard, retain their places in the starting line-up.
Demba Ba is chosen to lead the line, with Romelu Lukaku and Fernando Torres named as substitutes.
Chelsea are expected to line up in the following 4-2-3-1 formation:
Substitutes: 23.Schwarzer, 3.Cole, 26.Terry, 7.Ramires, 12.Mikel, 10.Mata, 13.Moses, 14.Schurrle, 9.Torres, 18.Lukaku.
AC Milan are expected to line up in the following 3-5-2 formation:
Abbiati; Zapata, Silvestre, Antonini; Muntari, Boateng, Montolivo (c), De Jong, Emanuelson; Balotelli, El Shaarawy.
Substitutes: Amelia, Gabriel, Constant, Pacifio, Lotti, Pinato, Zaccardo, Traore, Poli, Nocerino, Cristante, Petagna, Boateng, Niang.