Sport Alan Pardew at the match between Newcastle and Stoke

Video: The Independent's Simon Rice and Jack De Menezes review the weekend's Premier League action

Aaron Ramsey celebrates his late winner against Crystal Palace

Premier League: Everton vs Arsenal match preview

A look ahead to Saturday evening’s Premier League clash at Goodison Park

Everton vs Arsenal: Return of Per Mertesacker, Mesut Ozil and Lukas Podolski makes Arsenal 'incredible'

Mathieu Debuchy excited by return of World Cup winners

Roberto Martinez

Everton vs Arsenal: Roberto Martinez excited to test his team against Arsenal

The sides meet in the late game on Saturday afternoon

Rodgers showered praise on Balotelli last week, which led to speculation he could sign the AC Milan front man

Premier League weekend preview: Mario Balotelli, Everton vs Arsenal and other talking points

Video: The Independent looks ahead to this weekend's Premier League games

Louis van Gaal will be looking for an improvement from his side

Premier League games live on TV this weekend: Newcastle, Everton, Arsenal, Manchester United and Manchester City vs Liverpool

A look ahead to the weekend's football and which matches are on TV

Roberto Martinez announces Ross Barkley has agreed a new four-year deal with Everton

Ross Barkley injury latest: Everton anxiously await news

The England international is expected to be out for at least two months

Roberto Martinez announces Ross Barkley has agreed a new four-year deal with Everton

Ross Barkley out for TWO months, not five, says Everton manager Roberto Martinez

The England midfielder suffered the injury prior to the opening day 2-2 draw with Leicester City

Leicester City vs Everton analysis: How did Nigel Pearson's Foxes fare on their Premier League return?

Leicester City boss Nigel Pearson will be buoyed by his side's second half performance against Champions League chasing Everton

Substitute Chris Wood came off the bench to score a late equaliser for newly promoted Leicester City

Leicester City vs Everton match report: Chris Wood performs supersub role to perfection

Leicester City 2 Everton 2: Striker comes off the bench to snatch a point on Foxes return to the big time

Leonardo Ulloa shone on his debut for Brighton on Saturday

Leicester City vs Everton team news: Romelu Lukaku starts as does Foxes new boy Leonardo Ulloa

Roberto Martinez names settled side for Premier League opener

Romelu Lukaku (left) is presented by manager Roberto Martinez after joining Everton for a club-record £28m

Leicester City v Everton: Premier League match preview

A look ahead to this weekend’s Premier League fixture at the King Power stadium

Ross Barkley has contributed seven goals from midfield this season

Ross Barkley injury: Everton youngster could be out for up to six weeks with knee injury

20-year-old limped out of training on eve of Premier League season

Romelu Lukaku is presented by Roberto Martinez as an Everton player following his £28m move

Everton transfer news: Roberto Martinez rejects idea that Chelsea have first refusal on star players after summer dealings

Martinez has overseen moves for Romelu Lukaku and Christian Atsu this summer but rejected any talk of giving the Blues preferential treatment in the future

Christian Atsu pictured after completing his loan move to Everton

Christian Atsu 'focused on Everton' after admitting he isn't sure when Chelsea chance will arrive

The 22-year-old has joined on a season-long loan deal

Diego Costa scored twice in seven minutes as Chelsea beat Real Sociedad 2-0

Manchester United will finish above Liverpool in Premier League, predicts Michael Owen

In the battle of his former sides, Owen expects the Red Devils to come out on top, but both will finish above Arsenal

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