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The Nigeria international is back in the Blues' starting XI after the 8-0 thrashing of Aston Villa, while Oscar replaces Eden Hazard and Chris Hughton welcomes back Grant Holt

John Obi Mikel returns to the Chelsea starting XI to face Norwich City at Carrow Road, while Frank Lampard drops to the bench.

The Nigerian international was not involved in the Blues' 8-0 hammering of Aston Villa on Sunday, but will partner David Luiz in midfield.

Eden Hazard also starts as a substitute with Oscar, who scored a penalty after coming on in the second half at Stamford Bridge, moving into the starting XI.

Norwich welcome back Grant Holt after an injury, with Steve Morison starting as a substitute, while goalkeeper John Ruddy and Steven Whittaker are both unavailable.

Norwich starting XI: Bunn; R. Martin, Bassong, Turner, Garrido; Pilkington, Johnson, Tettey, Snodgrass, Hoolahan; Holt.
Subs: Rudd, Howson, Jackson, Morison, E. Bennett, Barnett, R. Bennett

Chelsea starting XI: Cech; Azpilicueta, Cahill, Ivanovic, Cole; Mikel, Luiz; Moses, Oscar, Mata; Torres
Subs: Turnbull, Ake, Ferreira, Lampard, Marin, Hazard, Piazon.

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