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Silva to shuffle his pack

31st December 2018, 12:19 by Jack Ogalbe

Everton boss Marco Silva is expected to shuffle his pack for the New Year's Day visit of Leicester.

The Toffees were disappointing in Saturday's 1-0 defeat at Brighton and with fatigue always an issue at this stage of the season, Silva could look to rotate.

Both James McCarthy and Ademola Lookman remain doubts but the boss has an otherwise fit squad to choose from.

The Portuguese could look to change shape after opting for a back three against the Seagulls and Yerry Mina's poor showing may tempt him into reverting to a four-man defence.

That would allow for Gylfi Sigurdsson to come back into the midfield, while Dominic Calvert-Lewin will be hoping for a start after missing out at Brighton following decent showings against both Tottenham and Burnley.

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Jack Ogalbe has been working for the team since his student days, having enjoyed a successful placement. He is an avid West Ham fan but also enjoys writing on rugby union, golf, tennis and cycling.

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