Everton duo set to return

Everton duo set to return

Everton could welcome back goalkeeper Tim Howard and defender Phil Jagielka for their Premier League clash against Stoke at Goodison Park.

Howard (back) and Jagielka (ankle) have both missed the Toffees’ last three games.

Midfielders Marouane Fellaini and Steven Pienaar are both beginning two-match suspensions and defender Tony Hibbert (calf) is still sidelined.

Provisional squad: Howard, Mucha, Distin, Heitinga, Baines, Coleman, Neville, Oviedo, Naismith, Hitzlsperger, Osman, Jelavic, Anichebe, Vellios, Gibson, Mirallas, Duffy, Barkley.

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