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Fifth-placed Everton host a struggling Arsenal at Goodison Park as Carlo Ancelotti’s men try to build on successive victories over Chelsea and Leicester City.
The Toffees will be encouraged by the return of James Rodríguez for the game this weekend, with the Colombian returning to full training this week, while Richarlison is also ready despite sustaining a minor wrist injury at King Power Stadium. .
Lucas Digne, Fabian Delph and Jean-Philippe Gbamin remain on the sidelines for long periods, while the game could also come too early for Captain Seamus Coleman.
Here is the line-up that Carlo Ancelotti should choose this weekend.
Mason Holgate (RB) – He sealed his team’s victory at King Power with an elegant finish. He continues to impress while Coleman remains on the sidelines.
Michael Keane (CB) – The England international will remain at the heart of the defense. He has been threatening in the opposition box recently and Arsenal will have to keep an eye on him from set pieces.
Yerry Mina (CB) – He will almost certainly take his regular place alongside former Micheal Keane as the Toffees look to achieve three wins on the rebound.
Ben Godfrey (LB) – Godfrey has been a suitable utility player since arriving at Goodison Park, taking up the entire defense. He will cover the injured Lucas Digne as he continues to defend his claim for a few regular minutes.
Gylfi Sigurðsson (CM) – He has re-established himself in the line-up after an indifferent start to the campaign. He will be the chief architect for the Toffees as they attempt to take down a leaking Arsenal defense.
Allan (CM) – The Brazilian has already made a favorable impression on Goodison, and will be licking his lips before his clash with an Arsenal midfield who has been toothless for much of the season.
Abdoulaye Doucoure (CM) – Like Allan, Doucoure has made a seamless transition to life in Merseyside.
Alex Iwobi (RW) – He has accepted the challenge after being asked to take the place of James Rodríguez. You will enjoy the battle against Kieran Tierney and Bukayo Saka on the right flank. However, if James is fully fit, he will start this one.
Dominic Calvert-Lewin (ST) – The England international will have his eyes set on a couple more goals in this one as he looks to add to his tally of 11 this season, the highest overall in the division.
Richarlison (LW) – He has come back quite a bit from injury, scoring a couple of goals along the way, including his team’s first goal in the midweek win over Leicester.