The Eagles host Southampton in the early kick-off on Saturday as they begin life without Frank de Boer, who was axed after four successive defeats.
Loftus-Cheek and Tomkins both missed the loss at Burnley last time out but have recovered and could be involved in former England boss Hodgson’s first game in the hot seat.
Wilfried Zaha is missing with a knee injury and the game is likely to come too soon for Mamadou Sakho and Pape Souare, who are lacking match fitness.
Team from: Hennessey, Speroni, Riedewald, Dann, Delaney, Fosu-Mensah, Tomkins, Kelly, Ward, Sakho, Lee, McArthur, Cabaye, Loftus-Cheek, Milivojevic, Mutch, Puncheon, Sako, Schlupp, Souare, Kaikai, Townsend, Van Aanholt, Benteke.
Nottingham Forest and Derby cancelled each other out as the City Ground witnessed the first 0-0 draw between the two rivals in more than a century in the league
Scott Bain enjoyed the 'unbelievable' post-match scenes at Ibrox after his Celtic debut ended in a dramatic 3-2 win over Rangers.
Celtic moved nine points clear in the Ladbrokes Premiership after a 3-2 victory over Rangers rounded off a dramatic weekend of derby action.