The Blues have won five and drawn one of their last six league games. Meanwhile, for Drinkwater, the former Leicester midfielder played full 90 minutes in Chelsea's 3-1 victory over Newcastle United last weekend and was named on the bench in the draw with Atletico Madrid on Tuesday.
David Luiz is also still out as the Brazilian worldwide is nursing a knee injury so Andreas Christensen should keep his place in the back three.
Antonio Conte has refused to discuss David Luiz's future at Chelsea amid uncertainty over his position in the Italian's plans.
Conte said: 'I don't know the right time.
Chelsea should win this game easily but I don't think we are getting a good enough price to make this bet. "I have to check the physical condition of a couple of other players before making a selection". After all these games it's normal to check a player could be exhausted. They also have the second best away record in the Premier League this season, and nobody is outdoing Manchester City at anything.
Conte explains why he is surprised West Ham have struggled
Pressed on which other players are doubtful, the boss added: "I like to keep this situation, not secret, but I don't want to tell who are these two players or three players".
'Now there is a lot of games before the transfer window. Now I think is not the right moment to speak about this.
On the outcome of the 2017 Ballon d'Or where Eden Hazard and N'Golo Kante finished 19th and eighth respectively, Conte said: "Eden needs to win more trophies to feature higher up in the Ballon d'Or voting".
West Ham are set to be without Winston Reid, Javier Hernandez and Andy Carroll due to injury but Michael Antonio should be fit to start in attack.
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She said: "There are a couple of issues, some differences do remain which require further negotiation and consultation".
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