Everton v Stoke City: Latest team news

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Everton striker Romelu Lukaku is expected to recover from the back injury he sustained in midweek to be able to face Stoke City.

Forward Kevin Mirallas is fit again after a tendon problem but goalkeeper Tim Howard (knee), defender John Stones and midfielder Muhamed Besic (both hamstring) will not feature.

Deadline-day signing Oumar Niasse is awaiting final completion of his paperwork in order to join the matchday squad.

Provisional squad: Robles, Coleman, Jagielka, Funes Mori, Baines, Barry, McCarthy, Lennon, Barkley, Cleverley, Lukaku, Stanek, Galloway, Oviedo, Gibson, Osman, Pienaar, Kone, Mirallas, Deulofeu, Niasse.

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