John Stones was handed a start as Sylvain Distin was kept out with a leg injury and Everton kept their first clean sheet in the process in the 0-2 win at West Brom.
Roberto Martinez confirms Everton will be near full strength for the visit of Wolfsburg on Thursday at Goodison Park in their opening Europa League match.
As our expert Nik Argiropoulos predicted in his player picks, Romelu Lukaku scored his first goal of the season this week.
Kevin Mirallas has made a good start to the season and is being tipped to perform again against West Brom in Week 4.
Blackburn Rovers have signed Republic of Ireland international defender Shane Duffy from Premier League Everton for an undisclosed fee.
The Everton defense made several mistakes, first early, then later on often, as they would concede six goals to Chelsea in a wild 3-6 final.
Roberto Martinez will not have Christian Atsu available to him when the Toffees host Chelsea on Saturday, due to the loan arrangement with the Blues.
The groin injury Steven Pienaar picked up during Everton's match last weekend with Arsenal has ruled him out of this weekend's bout with Chelsea.
Everton have announced the signing of veteran striker Samuel Eto'o to a two-year deal on a free transfer after his contract with Chelsea expired at the end of last season.
For the second consecutive match to open their season, Everton let a lead slip away and had to settle for a draw, the one today with Arsenal being particularly heartbreaking as the two sides finish 2-2.
Everton got all they could handle from a resilient Leicester City side who matched the Toffees goal-for-goal in a very entertaining 2-2 draw at King Power Stadium.
Ross Barkley has suffered a leg injury in training just before Everton open their season with early reports suggesting he could miss up to six weeks.
Everton have now finalized a loan agreement with Chelsea for the services of Christian Atsu for one year.
Everton and Chelsea have agreed in principle to a loan deal that will send Christian Atsu to Everton for a year.
Roberto Martinez is hoping the dynamic trio of Romelu Lukaku, Kevin Mirallas, and Seamus Coleman will be fit for selection on Saturday when Everton open away to Leicester City.