Everton v Southampton preview

The Belgium international withdrew from the national squad because of the injury and needs to be assessed.

Midfielder Darron Gibson (stomach) is a doubt but forward Kevin Mirallas (dead leg) and Steven Pienaar (knee) are back in contention.

Southampton midfielder Steven Davis, meanwhile, suffered a groin injury on international duty for Northern Ireland and will be given a late fitness test by the visitors.

Goalkeeper Fraser Forster is out for at least the season after undergoing knee surgery, but Jay Rodriguez could be back from his long-term knee problem in four to five weeks.

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