After Kurt Zouma’s return to Chelsea following a season-long loan deal, Everton have only Yerry Mina, Michael Keane and Mason Holgate as their main centre back options.
Premier League: Sam Allardyce plans for a longer term at Everton, believes club can finish seventh this season
Sam Allardyce arrived on an 18-month deal in November, has helped Everton climb clear of relegation trouble.
Manchester City racked up a 17th consecutive Premier League victory after Sergio Aguero's 100th and 101st Etihad Stadium goals inspired a 4-0 win over Bournemouth on Saturday.
Premier League: Chelsea miss chance to close gap on Manchester United after goalless draw at Everton
Chelsea wasted a chance to move level on points with second placed Manchester United as Everton maintained their improvement under Sam Allardyce in a 0-0 draw at Goodison Park on Saturday.
Gylfi Sigurdsson's stunning goal against his former club Swansea maintained Everton's unbeaten record under Sam Allardyce with a 3-1 win.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola expressed fears that his team's goal-scoring problems remain an issue after they drew 1-1 with Everton in their opening Premier League home game.
World Cup qualifiers: Gareth Bale's absence doesn't weaken the team says Wales manager Chris Coleman
The absence of Gareth Bale and several other regulars should not stop Wales from firing on all cylinders against Group D leaders Serbia in their World Cup qualifier, manager Chris Coleman said on Saturday.
Premier League: Jose Mourinho feels video technology would've ensured Manchester United beat Everton
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho said his side would have beaten Everton on Tuesday, instead of drawing 1-1, had video technology been in use for the game.
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has told Luke Shaw to improve his understanding of the game if he wants to win a regular place in the side.
Premier League: Zlatan Ibrahimovic rescues Manchester United against Everton, Leicester City win again
Zlatan Ibrahimovic marked his return from suspension with a 94th-minute penalty to earn Manchester United a 1-1 draw against Everton at Old Trafford on Tuesday.
Philippe Coutinho starred as Liverpool responded to Everton's threat to their Champions League aspirations with a commanding 3-1 victory in the 228th Merseyside derby on Saturday.
Ashley Williams's 86th-minute header ended Arsenal's 14-game unbeaten run as Everton claimed a much-needed 2-1 win while champions Leicester City were brought down to earth as Bournemouth won 1-0 on Tuesday.
Gareth Barry crowned his 600th Premier League appearance with a goal as Everton came from behind to beat Middlesbrough 3-1 and retain second place.
Wales' homecoming tour was captured in images as an open top bus parade took place from Cardiff Castle to Cardiff City Stadium.
Portugal didn’t outplay or outclass Wales, but they found a way to score when the Welsh did not.
Chris Coleman hailed Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale's mental strength ahead of their showdown when Wales face Portugal in the Euro 2016 semi-finals.
The seeds of the forest of Welsh success that has grown in France over the last few weeks were sewn not by Galactico Gareth Bale or his manager Chris Coleman, but by former manager John Toshack.
Twitter hailed the Welsh for scripting yet another fairytale at Euro 2016, while taking a few potshots at ousted neighbours England.
Familiar sights were on show as 'hen' parties made their way across the rain swept Wales' capital and sharply-dressed boys queued to get into nightclubs.
Wales coach Chris Coleman said the feeling of beating Belgium at Euro 2016 was "indescribable" and insisted his team were capable of beating any opponent.