Goalkeepers Tim Krul (ankle) and Rob Elliot (thigh) are out, and there are doubts over midfielders Mehdi Abeid (toe) and Siem de Jong (thigh), who missed the 3-1 Boxing Day defeat to Manchester United.
Rolando Aarons (hamstring), Gabriel Obertan (thigh) and Ryan Taylor (knee) remain on the sidelines.
Everton boss Roberto Martinez has fresh injury concerns ahead of Sunday’s Barclays Premier League clash with Newcastle at St James’ Park.
Tim Howard (calf) and Phil Jagielka (ankle) look likely to miss out after sustaining problems in the 1-0 Boxing Day defeat to Stoke, while John Stones and Kevin Mirallas are doubtful due to knocks they picked up.
The loss at Goodison Park also saw Steven Naismith receive a fifth Premier League booking of the season, meaning he will be suspended for Sunday’s game.