Everton v Wolverhampton Wanderers

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Everton will hand a late fitness test to Idrissa Gana Gueye ahead of Saturday's clash with Wolves at Goodison Park.

Everton will hand a late fitness test to Idrissa Gana Gueye ahead of Saturday’s clash with Wolves at Goodison Park.

The midfielder was understood to have been the subject of a transfer deadline offer from Paris Saint-Germain, but Everton stood firm in order to keep hold of the player. Gueye has a groin problem, which saw him miss the midweek win at Huddersfield, and boss Marco Silva will make a late decision on his availability. The Toffees boss is already without three first-team stars, with Lucas Digne suspended following his sending off at the John Smith’s Stadium while Yerry Mina and Phil Jagielka are sidelined by injury. Leighton Baines would be the automatic choice to replace Digne at left-back although the former England international is a doubt with a rib injury. There are no such issues for the visitors as Wolves have no fresh injury concerns following their 3-0 home win over West Ham on Tuesday. Nuno Espirito Santo also has defender Willy Boly available again for selection, having served his three-match suspension after picking up a red card in the defeat at Manchester City. These two played out a 2-2 draw at Molineux back in August when Everton played for 50 minutes with just 10 men after Jagielka was sent off. The Blues have a good record against Wanderers, with no defeats in their last seven meetings, although five of those games have been draws.

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