The Belgian goalkeeper has not featured in a competitive match since early September, when he played for his country, due to injury but he is restored to the starting XI in place of Begovic this afternoon.
For the visitors, there is also a change in goal as Artur Boruc returns between the posts to replace the injured Adam Federici, while Adam Smith comes into defence in place of the absent Sylvain Distin.
Chelsea: Courtois; Ivanovic, Zouma, Cahill, Rahman; Fabregas, Matic; Willian, Oscar, Pedro; Hazard
Subs: Begovic, Azpilicueta, Mikel, Loftus-Cheek, Traore, Remy, Diego Costa
Bournemouth: Boruc; Daniels, Cook, Francis, Smith; Arter, Gosling, Surman; Ritchie, Stanislas; King
Subs: Allsop, Cargill, Butcher, O'Kane, Kermorgant, Murray, Rantie
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