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Jelavic: Returns after a groin problem

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Luke Young could feature for QPR against the Toffees after a month sidelined with a hamstring injury.

Djibril Cisse and Samba Diakite will both miss the game through suspension.

Fitz Hall trained with the squad this week but manager Mark Hughes does not believe the defender will be ready for the game.

Striker DJ Campbell is set to return to training from a hamstring injury next week.

Nikica Jelavic could be set for a return to the Everton squad.

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.

QPR (from): Kenny, Cerny, Murphy, Young, Gabbidon, Onuoha, Ferdinand, Taiwo, Traore, Hall, Hill, Derry, Diakite, Barton, Buzsaky, Taarabt, Smith, Mackie, Wright-Phillips, Hulse, Macheda, Bothroyd, Zamora.

Everton (from): Howard, Heitinga, Baines, Hibbert, Distin, Neville, Cahill, Drenthe, Fellaini, Stracqualursi, Mucha, Duffy, Gueye, Anichebe, Coleman, Rodwell, Osman, Vellios, Pienaar, Jelavic.

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