So who could be in line for a call-up? With Wolves sitting pretty in fifth in the Championship at present, with three successive wins under their belt, they will be no pushovers, and don't expect a Chelsea youth team to step onto the pitch.
Instead it will likely be a line-up comprised of fringe players and new signings, keen to make a first real impact for the club, and go onto become big stars. Here are five who we expect to be involved...
German international Marko Marin was Chelsea's first summer signing, yet he is the only one not to make a competitive appearance for the club, after suffering a hamstring injury in pre-season. The 23-year-old is back in full training and completed 45 minutes for the club's reserve team on Friday. There was even suggestion he could feature at home to Stoke, but Di Matteo kept him rested, and will likely hand him a debut tomorrow if he feels he is fully fit. After impressing by scoring twice on his pre-season debut, Chelsea fans are excited to see what he can do, and this would be the perfect game to ease him into English football.
If Lucas Piazon is good enough to come on and score against PSG, then he is more than capable of having an effect against Wolves, right? The Brazilian teenager has a lot of well-deserved hype to live up to, and it is about time he had a chance to start fulfilling it, and a League Cup chance is one he will have had pencilled in as a potential opportunity to impress. He was included on the bench in the Premier League last season and led Chelsea to win the FA Youth Cup, and is deserving of a chance to show what he can do.
Romeu has become a bit of a forgotten man in Chelsea's midfield, after being brought in last summer he had a promising start, but did not feature in Di Matteo's revival of the club's fortunes last season. He was included on the bench on Saturday against Stoke, and has so far played just 11 minutes this season, when he came on against QPR. Clearly he needs game time, and this is an excellent opportunity to give him some, so expect the Spaniard to play a starting role, as he did when Chelsea beat Wolves 3-0 at home in the league last November.
Chelsea's signing of Azpilicueta was one of the more long-winded transfer sagas of the summer, but a month after the deal was completed, the Spaniard is yet to make an appearance for the Blues. The signing from Marseille has been kept out of the side by Branislav Ivanovic's excellent form at right-back, but with the Blues traveling to Arsenal at the weekend, they will want to rest the Serbian. This game presents the perfect chance to hand Azpilicueta his debut and make an impression.
Victor Moses was another who Chelsea put a lot of effort into sign, but so far he has been restricted to just two substitute appearances so far. It is likely he will be involved here, with Chelsea seeking to give Eden Hazard and Juan Mata a rest from first team action. He has come on as substitute in the club's last two matches, and a starting spot here should be a formality, as he looks to get his Chelsea career off to a proper start. An excellent performance could propel him into contention for the big clash at the Emirates at the weekend.
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