Kevin Mirallas has been sidelined for the past three league games due to a dead leg picked up against Dynamo Kiev but is pushing for a return next weekend when the Toffees host Southampton.
Everton winger Kevin Mirallas will face a race against time to make the squad for this weekends’ game against Queens Park Rangers after Roberto Martinez decided not to risk the Belgium international in Thursdays’ Europa League game.
Due to recent performance, Kevin Mirallas has seen his price dip to a season low but with Everton beginning to play better, it may represent a good time to buy him on the cheap.
The controversial choice by Kevin Mirallas to take spot kick duties away from Leighton Baines in Everton's previous league match against West Brom and subsequent removal later in the match apparently has been settled in the locker room and Mirallas should be available for selection when the Toffees face Palace tomorrow.
Roberto Martinez has claimed that Kevin Mirallas was substituted in the second half of Everton's nil-nil draw with West Brom due to an injury rather than having wrestled a penalty opportunity from Leighton Baines and then missed it.
Everton dominated possession, but couldn't find the back of the net, drawing nil-nil with West Brom at Goodison Park on Monday.
Everton will have to wait a few more days before the full extent of Kevin Mirallas’ ankle injury is known after scans on Tuesday proved inconclusive.
There are no fresh injury concerns for Everton ahead of their trip to Burnley, though we have been given an updated timetable on the return of Kevin Mirallas.
A thunderbolt deep into stoppage time from Everton defender Phil Jagielka was enough to share the spoils at Anfield but post-match celebrations were muted by the news that Kevin Mirallas is facing an extended period out due to a thigh injury.
Kevin Mirallas has made a good start to the season and is being tipped to perform again against West Brom in Week 4.
Belgium XI: Courtois, Alderweireld, Van Buyten, Kompany, Vertonghen, Witsel, Fellaini, De Bruyne, Mirallas, Hazard, Origi
Kevin Mirallas will miss the final three games of the season with a groin injury.
Everton's chances of finishing in the top four took a major blow this evening, as they have their seven game winning streak snapped at home to a confident Crystal Palace side in a 2-3 final.
Everton leapfrog Tottenham to take over 5th place in the table with a lively 3-2 win over Swansea City.