Everton v Arsenal: Latest team news

Everton must do without Gareth Barry when Arsenal visit Goodison Park on Saturday.

Friday, 18th March 2016, 12:08 pm
Updated Friday, 18th March 2016, 12:11 pm

The 35-year-old was dismissed for the second time this season against Chelsea in the FA Cup and will begin a two-match ban, while Kevin Mirallas will also miss out as he completes a suspension of the same length.

Muhamed Besic has been declared fit and could replace Barry in midfield and Bryan Oviedo (chest infection) has a chance at returning to the squad following his illness too.

Provisional squad: Robles, Howard, Jagielka, Funes Mori, Stones, Coleman, Oviedo, Baines, McCarthy, Barkley, Cleverley, Besic, Osman, Lennon, Deulofeu, Kone, Lukaku, Niasse.

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Arsenal will be without Mathieu Flamini for their Barclays Premier League clash at Everton on Saturday.

The midfielder came off with a hamstring injury in Wednesday’s 3-1 defeat at Barcelona and has been ruled out of the Goodison Park clash.

He joins Aaron Ramsey (thigh), Jack Wilshere (leg), Tomas Rosicky (thigh), Petr Cech (calf), Santi Cazorla (Achilles) and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (knee) in sitting out the game.

Provisional squad: Ospina, Macey, Monreal, Gibbs, Gabriel, Chambers, Mertesacker, Koscielny, Bellerin, Elneny, Ozil, Reine-Adelaide, Iwobi, Sanchez, Campbell, Walcott, Welbeck, Giroud.