Arteta in contention for derby date

Everton manager David Moyes is close to having a full squad available for Saturday's Merseyside derby clash at Liverpool (12.45pm).

Last Updated: 05/02/10 at 15:12

Arteta: Could feature against Liverpool

Arteta: Could feature against Liverpool

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Spanish playmaker Mikel Arteta is back in contention for the Premier League clash after overcoming the groin strain which interrupted his comeback from a serious knee injury.

Nigeria pair Ayegbeni Yakubu and Joseph Yobo are back from the African Nations Cup while Jack Rodwell is also fit again. Phil Jagielka (knee) is back in training after 10 months out and Tony Hibbert (hernia) is also close to a return.

Everton (from): Howard, Neville, Heitinga, Distin, Baines, Yobo, Arteta, Osman, Cahill, Fellaini, Pienaar, Anichebe, Donovan, Saha, Vaughan, Yakubu, Duffy, Coleman, Baxter, Bilyaletdinov, Senderos, Rodwell, Nash.

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Premier League Fixtures

Saturday, 23 August 2014
12:45
A Villa v Newcastle
15:00
Chelsea v Leicester  
C Palace v West Ham
Southampton v West Brom
Swansea v Burnley
17:30
Everton v Arsenal
Sunday, 24 August 2014
13:30
Hull City v Stoke  
Tottenham v QPR
16:00
S'land v Man Utd  
Monday, 25 August 2014
20:00
Man City v Liverpool  

Barclays Premier League

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Chelsea 1 2 3
2 Man City 1 2 3
3 Arsenal 1 1 3
4 Liverpool 1 1 3
5 Swansea 1 1 3
6 A Villa 1 1 3
7 Hull City 1 1 3
8 Tottenham 1 1 3
9 Everton 1 0 1
10 Leicester 1 0 1
11 S'land 1 0 1
12 West Brom 1 0 1
13 C Palace 1 -1 0
14 Man Utd 1 -1 0
15 Southampton 1 -1 0
16 QPR 1 -1 0
17 Stoke 1 -1 0
18 West Ham 1 -1 0
19 Burnley 1 -2 0
20 Newcastle 1 -2 0

Updated Tue, 19 Aug 2014

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