Everton vs Tottenham Hotspur: Premier League match preview, team news, predicted line-ups, plus more
Tottenham Hotspur’s non-stop December continues this weekend as they travel to Goodison Park to face Everton this Sunday – live on talkSPORT.
Playing a game every three days for the foreseeable future, its likely to be another rotated side for Mauricio Pochettino as his team take on a Toffees side who are winless in four games.
A large piece of Christmas cheer will be demanded by the Everton faithful but can Marco Silva deliver the three points needed?
Where can I listen?
You can listen to exclusive radio commentary of the huge clash live on talkSPORT, with kick-off at 4pm on Sunday.
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What the managers are saying
Marco Silva (Everton): “Football is a party for everyone to enjoy and be part of the sport and we as a club want every type of racism out.
“What I can tell you is our fans love our players, they love Yerry Mina as well and they respect all the nationalities. That is what I can say.”
Mauricio Pochettino (Tottenham): “Now it’s the toughest period and more than ever we’re going to use the squad. I feel so sorry for people who don’t like rotation. It’s so important all are going to be ready to compete. We need to whole squad.”
After 11 months out with a broken leg, James McCarthy is almost set for a return but will miss the game with Tottenham, while Idrissa Gueye is a doubt.
Spurs, meanwhile, are likely to rotate in several positions as they manage their continuing injury crisis.
Jan Vertonghen (thigh), Eric Dier (appendicitis), Mousa Dembele (ankle), Serge Aurier (groin) and Victor Wanyama (knee) miss out but Harry Kane and Hugo Lloris should return to the team.
Everton XI: Pickford; Coleman, Digne, Keane, Mina; Gomes, Gueye; Walcott, Sigurdsson, Bernard; Richarlison
Tottenham XI: Lloris; Walker-Peters, Davies, Foyth, Sanchez; Winks, Sissoko; Lamela, Eriksen, Alli; Kane
Source: SportsLatest TS