Colback ruled out for Chelsea clash

Sunderland midfielder Jack Colback will miss Tuesday night's Capital One Cup quarter-final tie against Chelsea through illness.

 Alvaro Negredo; Jack Colback

The 24-year-old sat out Saturday's 0-0 Barclays Premier League draw at West Ham with a virus and is still recovering, but is expected to be available for Saturday's home clash with Norwich.

Other than that, manager Gus Poyet has only goalkeeper Keiren Westwood (shoulder) and defender Carlos Cuellar (hip) unavailable.

Provisional squad: Mannone, Pickford, Celustka, Dossena, Bardsley, O'Shea, Brown, Diakite, Roberge, Cattermole, Cabral, Gardner, Ki, Giaccherini, Johnson, Larsson, Ba, Karlsson, Mavrias, Fletcher, Altidore, Borini.

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