Jelavic set for Everton return

Jelavic set for Everton return

Everton striker Nikica Jelavic could be set for a return to the squad for tomorrow’s trip to QPR.

The Croatian, who has played just 30 minutes since his January move from Rangers, has missed the last two matches with a groin problem but he played 45 minutes in an international friendly against Sweden in midweek.

Midfielders Jack Rodwell (hamstring) and Leon Osman (knee) could also be in line for a recall after appearing for the reserves but Darron Gibson is missing with a knee injury.

Provisional squad: Howard, Heitinga, Baines, Hibbert, Distin, Neville, Cahill, Drenthe, Fellaini, Stracqualursi, Mucha, Duffy, Gueye, Anichebe, Coleman, Rodwell, Osman, Vellios, Pienaar, Jelavic.

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