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Chelsea boss Ancelotti admits major left-back headache for Inter Milan clash

Chelsea boss Carlo Ancelotti admits he has a headache at left-back ahead of tonight's clash with Inter Milan.

Ashley Cole's broken ankle and a calf injury to Yury Zhirkov has left the Italian having to call upon Juliano Belletti.

Belletti has not played for over a month because of a knee injury and Chelsea's problems have been further compounded by the fact that Paulo Ferreira, who can play in that position, has not been included in the club's Champions League squad.

"It is a problem," admitted Ancelotti. "We are missing two very important players but Belletti is back in training and doing well.

"We will find a solution but Ashley and Yury are to be missed."

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