Watford v Everton: Latest team news

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Watford manager Quique Sanchez Flores has no fresh injury concerns ahead of Everton’s trip to Vicarage Road on Saturday.

Midfielder Valon Behrami will return to the Hornets’ squad after he missed the defeat at Arsenal through sickness.

Defender Joel Ekstrand, having only recently returned from a serious knee injury, is unlikely to feature.

Provisional squad: Gomes, Britos, Paredes, Holebas, Behrami, Capoue, Watson, Ighalo, Deeney, Abdi, Nyom, Amrabat, Anya, Prodl, Guedioura, Suarez, Pantilimon, Cathcart, Jurado.


Gareth Barry returns from suspension for Everton’s trip to Watford on Saturday.

The midfielder sat out the defeats by Arsenal and Manchester United following his sending off in the FA Cup quarter-final win over Chelsea.

Full-back Leighton Baines is set to be included after apologising for his comments about the team’s lack of chemistry but midfielders Leon Osman and Steven Pienaar are doubts.

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

Leeds United head coach Paul Heckingbottom in the snow during Saturday's 2-1 loss at home to Sheffield Wednesday. Picture by Bruce Rollinson.

Leeds United 1 Sheffield Wednesday 2: Heckingbottom - bad decisions, not lack of effort cost us the game