Stoke City v Chelsea: Courtois returns

Fit-again goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois returns for Chelsea at Stoke this evening.

Didier Drogba and Kurt Zouma, who suffered injuries at Derby last week, have both been passed fit and are on the bench for the Premier League leaders, as is Oscar.

John Mikel Obi keeps his place in midfield, with Cesc Fabregas continuing in a more advanced role.

For Stoke, Bojan has recovered from a hip problem and Marc Muniesa returns from injury.

Stoke: Begovic; Bardsley, Shawcross, Muniesa, Pieters; Cameron, Nzonzi; Walters, Bojan, Arnautovic; Crouch
Subs: Butland, Huth, Whelan, Wilson, Adam, Diouf, Assaidi.

Chelsea: Courtois; Ivanovic, Cahill, Terry, Azpilicueta; Mikel, Matic; Willian, Fabregas, Hazard; Costa.
Subs: Cech, Filipe Luis, Zouma, Ake, Oscar, Schurrle, Drogba.

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