Everton v Arsenal teams: Gunners man starts after injury, Everton midfielder misses out - London Football News

Everton v Arsenal teams: Gunners man starts after injury, Everton midfielder misses out

Hector Bellerin starts his first game in more than five weeks in the only change as Arsenal travel to Everton.

The full-back made his return to the team as a substitute in the win over Stoke on Saturday, having been out with an ankle injury sustained in last month’s north London derby against Tottenham.

He replaces Shkodran Mustafi in the starting line-up, with the German set to miss the next three weeks with a hamstring injury.

Gabriel reverts to centre-half having covered for Bellerin’s absence at right-back.

Everton have made four changes to their side after defeat at Watford last time out, with Phil Jagielka returning to the defence alongside Ashley Williams.

Aaron Lennon, Ross Barkley and Enner Valencia all come in to operate behind Romelu Lukaku.

Gareth Barry misses out entirely, while Gerard Delofeu and Kevin Mirallas drop to the bench.

Everton: Stekelenburg; Coleman, Jagielka, Williams, Baines; Gueye, McCarthy; Lennon, Barkley, Valencia; Lukaku.
Subs: Robles, Holgate, Mori, Cleverley, Calvert-Lewin, Deulofeu, Mirallas.

Arsenal: Cech; Bellerin, Gabriel, Koscielny, Monreal; Coquelin, Xhaka; Walcott, Ozil, Oxlade-Chamberlain; Sanchez.
Subs: Ospina, Gibbs, Holding, Elneny, Iwobi, Lucas, Giroud.




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