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.


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