The Galatasaray forward was omitted by coach Sabri Lamouchi as he attempts to rebuild the team following a shock defeat in the African Cup of Nations last month.
Other regulars dropped were Emmanuel Eboue, Romaric,Daniel Yeboah, Siaka Tiene and Igor Lolo.
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Summer 2016 is set to be a very exciting time for football fans, as this is when the long awaited Euro 2016 tournament kicks off.
Since Guus Hiddink arrived at the helm, Chelsea have improved considerably after a tricky start to the campaign.