Roberto Martinez has ruled Christian Atsu out of contention for Everton's trip to the Emirates on Sunday due to an illness, but expects to have him back for the midweek round.
Romelu Lukaku came off early in the second half of Everton's Europa League win on Thursday but should be fine for the weekend according to manager Roberto Martinez.
Roberto Martinez has confirmed Everton full-back Tony Hibbert will not be included in the Europa League squad to face BSC Young Boys on Thursday as the defender continues to recover from a muscular problem.
Everton are still reeling from a disappointing draw at home to Leicester City and must now turn around and travel to the Emirates this weekend.
Despite conceding two goals at home to the league's worst club, John Stones managed to have a respectable fantasy day, but with a trip to The Emirates next, it would be hard to trust any Toffees right now.
Romelu Lukaku had a goal and an assist in the Toffees' 2-2 draw but it could, and should have been more.
Roberto Martinez revealed that left back Bryan Oviedo has felt a strain in his hamstring during training, putting his availability for Everton's match against Southampton on Sunday in question.
Roberto Martinez confirmed in Everton's press conference today that Leighton Baines is fit enough to return to action and will be in the squad when the Toffees host Leicester City on Sunday.
Seamus Coleman had a rough fantasy score in his last game and it saw his price drop to a very attractive number as Everton get set to host the league's basement dwellers, Leicester City.
Gareth Barry will miss GW26 following his sending-off on Wednesday night at Stamford Bridge; the Everton midfielder received his marching orders after a trip on Willian during the dying moments which led to his second yellow card of the evening.
Tim Howard is fully fit according to Roberto Martinez and one would expect for the veteran to reclaim his spot back straight away, but with an away match against Chelsea on the docket, there is no reason to invest in him yet.
Leighton Baines remains a question mark as to his availability for Everton's midweek clash with Chelsea as the deadline for Week 25 is just a couple hours away.
Aidan McGeady will miss the trip to Stamford Bridge on Wednesday after picking up a knee injury in training.
Everton and Liverpool shared the spoils from Saturdays’ 224th Merseyside derby, an encounter which in truth lacked the normal pizzazz and flair associated with this fixture although Martinez will point to a number of injury concerns which affected his squad both prior and during the game.
Bryan Oviedo got a surprise start as Leighton Baines was kept out the squad with a knee injury that was not revealed during the buildup to the match.