The Brazilian playmaker was withdrawn from the game against Everton on Saturday but is deemed fit to travel to Turkey, as are his two team-mates who missed the 1-0 winChelsea has received a triple injury boost ahead of its Champions League last 16 clash with Galatasaray with news that David Luiz, John Obi Mikel and Oscar are all in Jose Mourinho’s squad.
Luiz and Mikel missed Saturday’s 1-0 win against Everton through injury, while Oscar was substituted at halftime because of an ankle complaint.
Mourinho is able to call on the trio for the first leg encounter with Roberto Mancini’s Galatasaray in Istanbul though after the club revealed they have travelled to Istanbul.
The Blues face the Turkish Super League champions in the Turk Telecom Arena on Wednesday night but will be without January signings Nemanja Matic and Mohammed Salah, who are both ineligible having featured in the tournament with their former clubs earlier this season.
Chelsea topped its group, pipping Schalke to top spot with a record of four wins and two defeats from six games.
Galatasaray, meanwhile, sneaked into the knockout phase, eliminating Juventus by defeating the Italian champions 1-0 in the final group game.
Mancini can call upon former Chelsea legend Didier Drogba, as well as Wesley Sneijder for the first leg contest.
Full squad: Petr Cech, Mark Schwarzer, Henrique Hilario; John Terry, Gary Cahill, David Luiz, Ashley Cole, Cesar Azpilicueta, Branislav Ivanovic, Tomas Kalas; Nathan Ake, Frank Lampard, John Mikel Obi, Ramires, Oscar, Eden Hazard, Andre Schurrle, Willian; Fernando Torres, Samuel Eto'o, Demba Ba.