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The midfielder endured fitness problem during last month’s Carabao Cup clash with Huddersfield but impressed the Blues boss with his resilience.

An Everton side featuring nine changes from the side that were held to a 2-2 draw at Leeds at the weekend looked to be up against it when Iwobi’s goal was cancelled out by Tom Lees before Kean was given his marching orders.

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Leeds secured promotion to the Premier League on Friday after second-placed West Bromwich Albion’s loss at Huddersfield Town guaranteed a top-two finish and Marcelo Bielsa’s side now have an unassailable five-point lead with a game in hand.

Marco SIlva

Digne, signed from Barcelona in August as part of Manager Marco Silva’s expensive squad make-over, slotted in well at left back and made his first meaningful contribution a minute after Huddersfield took the lead

Rob Green

The 38-year-old was released by Huddersfield at the end of last season and jumped at the chance of the move to Stamford Bridge.

The Blues were angered when referee Lee Mason awarded them a corner, but then blew for half-time before it was taken by Willian – the official deciding that the required stoppage time had elapsed.

The club paid tribute to the Frenchman ahead of the match, and the players put on a fine performance for their manager to record their 15th home Premier League victory of the 2017-18 campaign

Mauricio Pochettino

Toby Alderweireld has been ruled out the Champions League last-16 second-leg clash against Juventus with a hamstring injury while Jan Vertonghen is facing a fight to be fit for both matches due to an ankle problem.

Steve Mounie is hoping to continue a run of three goals in his last four games, but manager David Wagner knows it will be difficult to repeat Huddersfield’s memorable 2-1 win over United from October.