Burnley have reportedly reached an agreement with Everton winger Aaron Lennon

Jan 21, 2018, 00:17
Burnley have reportedly reached an agreement with Everton winger Aaron Lennon

The signing of Theo Walcott goes some way to establishing a forward line that is far more balanced than previous teams sent out in Everton colours this season.

The Blues looked much better in the second half, but a hush fell over the stadium after James McCarthy looked to have sustained a horrific injury not unlike what happened to Seamus Coleman.

West Brom ended their 20 game winless run in the Premier League last time out against Brighton - they've not won back-to-back games in the competition since their opening two of this season.

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The Premier League match between Everton and West Brom will be broadcast online.

The hosts name one change to their defence following the defeat to Tottenham Hotspur last weekend, as Ashley Williams replaces Phil Jagielka at centre-back.

Stuart Attwell will officiate this one, the first time he's taken charge of an Everton game this term.

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Burnley made a strong start to the season but have faltered in recent weeks and are without a Premier League win in six games, their last triumph coming in the 1-0 victory over Stoke in December. Depending on other results, an away win on Saturday could lift them out of the drop zone. Coupled with the return of Yannick Bolasie, the Toffees now have natural wide-men who can play on either side of the pitch.

Everton have already shipped out Kevin Mirallas to Olympiakos, while Aaron Lennon is being linked with Burnley, Newcastle United and Leeds United and outcast Davy Klaassen is reportedly interesting Turkish side Fenerbahce. "It's our home games that will determine our future, but on the away games we've got to win the odd game and pick up as many points as possible".

Asked if there would be any more new faces before the January 31 transfer deadline, he said: "No, I don't think so".

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Everton are on a on a four-game losing streak, whereas Alan Pardew's West Brom side are on the up... two wins on the bounce for the Baggies.

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