AFC Bournemouth are looking to record backsince October, while fourth-placed Chelsea are hoping to bounce back from defeat to Arsenal last time out with a third win over the Cherries in all competitions this season.
AFC Bournemouth forward Dominic Solanke (hamstring) is out but fellow new signing Chris Mepham will be available for selection.
Striker Callum Wilson is a doubt with a knee problem, while Lewis Cook and Simon Francis (both knee) are also out.
Referee: Roger East
Assistants: Simon Beck, Matthew Wilkes
Fourth official: Simon Hooper