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Arouna Kone, Leon Osman and Steven Pienaar are all still doubts for the Toffees, though Darron Gibson comes into contention after returning for the midweek cup clash against Fulham. Romelu Lukaku could be handed his first league start after emerging from the bench to score the winner against West Ham last Saturday.
Yohan Cabaye remains a doubt with the groin injury that forced him off against Hull last weekend. Alan Pardew made six changes for the midweek cup win over Leeds but is expected to hand recalls to the likes of Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa, Davide Santon, Moussa Sissoko, Hatem Ben Arfa and Loic Remy after they were amongst the players rested against the Yorkshire outfit.