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Everton trio Tony Hibbert, Darron Gibson and Victor Anichebe miss Sunderland clash


Everton will be without Tony Hibbert, Darron Gibson and Victor Anichebe for tomorrow's Barclays Premier League clash with Sunderland at Goodison Park.

Defender Hibbert is sidelined by a calf problem, while midfielder Gibson - who last featured for the first team on September 1 - is still not yet ready to make his return from a thigh injury.

Forward Anichebe is also on the casualty list due to a hamstring complaint.

Provisional squad: Howard, Coleman, Distin, Jagielka, Baines, Naismith, Neville, Osman, Pienaar, Fellaini, Jelavic, Mucha, Heitinga, Oviedo, Mirallas, Gueye, Hitzlsperger, Vellios, Duffy.