Xherdan Shaqiri should return for Stoke at Everton but Jack Butland and Glen Johnson remain absent. Swiss international Shaqiri has been missing with a calf problem but has returned to training and is expected to play some part at Goodison Park.
Goalkeeper Butland and defender Johnson are still unavailable due to respective ankle and
Ross Barkley is doing everything in his power to fulfil his potential at Everton, according to boss Ronald Koeman. Barkley is still only 22 but he is already five years into his Premier League career having first caught the eye for the Blues as a teenager.
After a brilliant start to last season his form
Callum Elder scored one goal in 21 appearances during a loan spell at Peterborough last season Championship side Brentford have signed Leicester City defender Callum Elder on a season-long loan deal. The 21-year-old left-back came through the Foxes’ youth set-up but is yet to make a senior appearance for the Premier League champions. The Australia
Matt Ritchie was prepared to drop down a division to make the move from Bournemouth to Newcastle Matt Ritchie says he turned down a new contract offered by Bournemouth before opting to join Newcastle United. The Scotland winger moved to St James’ Park on a five-year deal for a reported £12m earlier this month. Ritchie,