Cahill, Luiz boost for depleted Blues

May 16, 2012, 09:36 IST | AFP

Chelsea's Champions League preparations were boosted yesterday as David Luiz and Gary Cahill returned to training but Florent Malouda remains "touch and go" for the Munich showpiece.

Coach Di Matteo is banking on Luiz and Cahill being available for selection, particularly as two pillars of his defence — captain John Terry and Branislav Ivanovic — are already missing for Saturday’s clash with Bayern Munich through suspension. 

David Luiz

Gary Cahill

Luiz and Cahill would be given up until the day of the game to prove their fitness.  

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