Gibson remains on Everton treatment table
Republic of Ireland midfielder Darron Gibson sits out a 10th successive match with a thigh problem as Everton prepare to face Reading tomorrow.
Everton forward Kevin Mirallas will also miss the after the Belgium international was forced off with a hamstring injury in last week’s victory over Sunderland. He could be out for a couple of weeks.
Forward Victor Anichebe (hamstring) and defender Tony Hibbert (calf) remain doubts
Provisional squad: Howard, Coleman, Heitinga, Jagielka, Baines, Pienaar, Osman, Neville, Naismith, Fellaini, Jelavic, Mucha, Distin, Duffy, Oviedo, Hitzlsperger, Gueye, Vellios, Anichebe.