Josh McEachran, Romelu Lukaku and Dutch star Jeffrey Bruma
are all possible options.
Transfers Out: Thibaud Courtois (Atletico Madrid, loan), Jeffrey Bruma
(Hamburg, loan), Michael Mancienne (Hamburg, pounds 3m), Michael Woods (released), Yury Zhirkov (Anzhi, undisclosed).
1 Naughton 45 King 14 Attendance: 23,356 LEICESTER: Ricardo, Bamba, Naughton, Van Aanholt, Bruma
, King, Abe (Oakley, 85), Wellens, Yakubu, Gallagher (Dyer, 69), Vassell (Waghorn, 75).
Players out: Michael Mancienne (Hamburg, undisclosed), Gokhan Tore (Hamburg, undisclosed), Jeffrey Bruma
(Hamburg, season loan), Jack Cork (Southampton, undisclosed) Key man: Fernando Torres Chances: Villas-Boas will be expected to hit the ground running in his first season at the helm, and get the best out of Torres in a talented squad.
The Swede now wants Bougherra to partner Bamba and with defenders Patrick van Aanholt and Jeffrey Bruma
returning to Chelsea after their loan spells last season he will look to snap up the Algerian stopper sooner than later.
WEST BROM boss Roberto Di Matteo is continuing to try and bring in new players this month, with SV Hamburg striker Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting and Chelsea defender Jeffrey Bruma
- making his full Premier League debut - saw a header from a corner blocked but the better chances all fell to Villa, with Gabriel Agbonlahor, Ashley Young and Stewart Downing all going close.
CARLO Ancelotti has put his faith in Jeffrey Bruma
to help lift Chelsea further out of their end-of-year slump after confirming the teenager will make his full Barclays Premier League debut in today's clash with Aston Villa.
Ancelotti has earmarked Kakuta, Dutch defender Jeffrey Bruma
and English midfielder Josh McEachran as the future of the club and the Lille-born hopeful is glad to have penned a new deal.
Premier League rivals Manchester United, Arsenal, Manchester City and Spurs regularly have an all-international substitutes bench, but Chelsea is set to rely on untried teenagers Josh McEachran, Jeffrey Bruma
, Gael Kakuta and Fabio Borini for the game.
Youngsters Lee Sawyer, who has spent time on loan at Southend this season, and Jeffrey Bruma
, were also involved.
CHELSEA (4-4-2): Taylor; Twumasi, Bruma
, Van Aanholt, Mellis (Gordon, 48,); Stoch, Sawyer, Woods (Phillip, 68) Kakuta; Nielsen (Taiwo, 81), Rodriguez.