EVERTON v Chelsea: Sidelined Marouane Fellaini and Steven Pienaar leave Toffees short in midfield

09 February 2010 02:57
Everton are without Marouane Fellaini and Steven Pienaar for the home clash against Barclays Premier League leaders Chelsea. [LNB]Fellaini is out with an ankle injury sustained in a tackle with Sotirios Kyrgiakos in the Merseyside derby defeat at Liverpool on Saturday. [LNB] [LNB] Early exit: Fellaini was taken off not long after the challenge from Kyrgiakos [LNB]Pienaar is suspended following his sending off in the same match. [LNB]Mikel Arteta, who replaced Fellaini at Anfield, came through unscathed and could start but Phil Neville, Jack Rodwell and John Heitinga are other midfield options. [LNB]Provisional squad: Howard, Neville, Heitinga, Distin, Baines, Senderos, Yobo, Cahill, Rodwell, Arteta, Osman, Bilyaletdinov, Coleman, Saha, Donovan, Yakubu, Anichebe, Vaughan, Duffy, Baxter, Nash.  [LNB]CLICK HERE FOR THE REST OF THE MIDWEEK PREMIER LEAGUE TEAM NEWS[LNB] [LNB]  

Source: Daily_Mail