Petr Cech (groin) and John Terry (knee) remain out, although the latter could play for with the Blues' Under-21 squad on Thursday.
John Obi Mikel and Victor Moses are also unavailable having left for African Nations Cup duty with Nigeria.
Gerhard Tremmel is set to start in goal when Swansea travel to Chelsea for the first leg of their Capital One Cup semi-final.
The German has played throughout the run to the last four, and manager Michael Laudrup feels Tremmel has earned the right to keep his place ahead of Michel Vorm as Swansea chase a first appearance at a major Wembley final.
Angel Rangel should be available after a calf problem, while Pablo Hernandez, Ashley Williams and Michu should all return to the starting line-up at Stamford Bridge.