Silva and Benteke benched, Vardy passed fit and all the other Premier League team news

By Stephen Barry

Jamie Vardy has been passed fit to start for second-placed Leicester City, having recovered from minor groin surgery.

The Foxes face an immediate rematch with FA Cup third round opponents Tottenham Hotspur in one of tonight's seven Premier League games.

Silva and Benteke benched, Vardy passed fit and all the other Premier League team news

Table-toppers Arsenal bring in Joel Campbell to start in their attacking quartet, while Jordan Henderson returns from injury for their opponents, Liverpool, who leave Christian Benteke among the subs.

Meanwhile David Silva has been dropped by Manuel Pellegrini ahead of Man City's clash with Everton.

Check out the teams for all seven of tonight’s Premier League games below:

Chelsea: Courtois, Ivanovic, Zouma, Terry, Azpilicueta, Fabregas, Mikel, Willian, Oscar, Pedro, Costa.

Subs: Begovic, Ramires, Kenedy, Remy, Matic, Cahill, Loftus-Cheek.

West Brom: Myhill, Dawson, McAuley, Olsson, Evans, McClean, Yacob, Fletcher, Brunt, Morrison, Rondon.

Subs: Foster, Chester, Gardner, Anichebe, Berahino, McManaman, Sessegnon.

Referee: Anthony Taylor (Cheshire).

Liverpool: Mignolet, Clyne, Toure, Sakho, Moreno, Henderson, Can, Milner, Ibe, Firmino, Lallana.

Subs: Benteke, Caulker, Lucas, Allen, Smith, Ward, Teixeira.

Arsenal: Cech, Bellerin, Mertesacker, Koscielny, Monreal, Ramsey, Flamini, Campbell, Ozil, Walcott, Giroud.

Subs: Gibbs, Gabriel, Arteta, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Chambers, Iwobi, Macey.

Referee: Mike Jones (Cheshire).

Man City: Hart, Sagna, Otamendi, Demichelis, Clichy, Toure, Fernando, Jesus Navas, De Bruyne, Sterling, Aguero.

Subs: Zabaleta, Kolarov, Caballero, Delph, Silva, Iheanacho, Humphreys.

Everton: Howard, Stones, Jagielka, Funes Mori, Baines, Besic, Barry, Deulofeu, Barkley, Osman, Lukaku.

Subs: Robles, Oviedo, Kone, Mirallas, Lennon, Pienaar, Galloway.

Referee: Roger East (Wiltshire).

Stoke: Butland, Johnson, Shawcross, Wollscheid, Pieters, Whelan, Afellay, Joselu, Walters, Arnautovic, Krkic.

Subs: Odemwingie, Wilson, van Ginkel, Adam, Diouf, Crouch, Haugaard.

Norwich: Rudd, Martin, Bennett, Bassong, Brady, Howson, Tettey, O’Neil, Hoolahan, Odjidja-Ofoe, Mbokani.

Subs: Ruddy, Wisdom, Jerome, Jarvis, Dorrans, Redmond, Olsson.

Referee: Neil Swarbrick (Lancashire).

Southampton: Forster, Cedric Soares, Fonte, van Dijk, Targett, Clasie, Romeu, Steven Davis, Mane, Bertrand, Long.

Subs: Kelvin Davis, Yoshida, Tadic, Martina, Ward-Prowse, Pelle, Juanmi.

Watford: Gomes, Nyom, Prodl, Britos, Holebas, Abdi, Capoue, Watson, Jurado, Ighalo, Deeney.

Subs: Behrami, Paredes, Cathcart, Guedioura, Ibarbo, Anya, Arlauskis.

Referee: Craig Pawson (South Yorkshire).

Swansea: Fabianski, Naughton, Fernandez, Williams, Taylor, Britton, Ki, Barrow, Sigurdsson, Routledge, Ayew.

Subs: Amat, Emnes, Nordfeldt, Gomis, Montero, Rangel, Cork.

Sunderland: Mannone, Jones, O’Shea, Brown, Van Aanholt, M’Vila, Cattermole, Lens, Johnson, Borini, Defoe.

Subs: Rodwell, Pickford, Graham, Coates, Yedlin, Fletcher, Watmore.

Referee: Andre Marriner (West Midlands).

Tottenham Hotspur: Lloris, Walker, Alderweireld, Vertonghen, Davies, Dier, Carroll, Eriksen, Alli, Lamela, Kane.

Subs: Rose, Son, Vorm, Trippier, Dembele, Onomah, Wimmer.

Leicester: Schmeichel, Simpson, Huth, Morgan, Fuchs, Mahrez, Kante, Drinkwater, Albrighton, Okazaki, Vardy.

Subs: King, Gray, Ulloa, Dyer, Wasilewski, Schwarzer, Inler.

Referee: Lee Mason (Lancashire).

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