West Ham v EVERTON: Toffees hopeful over defender Phil Jagielka

27 December 2010 12:47
Everton are hopeful Phil Jagielka will be fit for Tuesday's Barclays Premier League clash at West Ham. [LNB]The England defender has had extra time to recover from the thigh strain suffered at Manchester City last week after the postponement of the game against Birmingham.[LNB] John Heitinga, who was also rated doubtful to face Alex McLeish's side, is hoping to overcome a knee injury. [LNB] On the mend: Jagielka (left) has had time to get over his thigh problem[LNB]Midfielder Steven Pienaar (groin) is back in contention and Mikel Arteta returns from suspension but Victor Anichebe is banned. [LNB]Leon Osman has been ill but is expected to feature. [LNB]Provisional squad: Howard, Hibbert, Neville, Distin, Baines, Arteta, Cahill, Fellaini, Rodwell, Osman, Coleman, Bilyaletdinov, Pienaar, Saha, Yakubu, Beckford, Gueye, Baxter, Duffy, Jagielka, Heitinga, Mucha. [LNB]CLICK HERE FOR THE REST OF THE MIDWEEK BARCLAYS PREMIER LEAGUE TEAM NEWS[LNB]  Explore more:People: Alex McLeish, Phil Jagielka, Leon Osman, Victor Anichebe Places: Birmingham, United Kingdom

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