Chelsea youngster Nathan Ake is in line for a start against Europa League opponents Rubin Kazan tomorrow night.

Dutch teenager Ake is a defensive midfielder but may have to fill in at left back with Ashley Cole injured and Ryan Bertrand suffering from a virus which is expected to rule him out of the second leg against Rubin Kazan.

Ake has been a 90th minute substitute in the Barclays Premier League and started an FA Cup tie but is totally untried.