John Terry and Ashley Cole to face Wolves, but what about Zhirkov?

Chelsea have finally got some good news on the injury front with both John Terry and Ashley Cole making quick recoveries from their respective injuries.

Ashley Cole was originally thought to be out for around six weeks with a fractured tibia, but having come through a few training sessions he is now considered ready to play.

John Terry’s ankle was swollen after training with the England team in Dohar last week, but as usual, he has fought himself back to fitness very quickly and is confident of leading the team out tomorrow against Wolves as Chelsea look to extend their 100% home record.

But the enigma of Yuri Zhirkov is beginning to annoy me now. He has had knee problems since arriving in London in the summer and is yet to make his Premier League debut for the Blues, but, again, he turned out for Russia last week and played the full 90 minutes, before being sent off right at the end, in the defeat to Slovenia which saw Russia eliminated from the World Cup.

He also played for Russia against Wales a month ago, even though he wasn’t considered fit enough to play for Chelsea at the time. His injury eturned as soon as he stepped off the plane.

Is the same thing going to happen this time?

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