Petr Cech could leave Chelsea in search of regular football, with Arsenal potential suitors. Photograph: Reuters

Arsenal The three most obvious positions where Arsenal require an upgrade are goalkeeper, centre-forward and defensive midfielder. In goal Wojc(...)

Everton’s Romelu Lukaku  celebrates after scoring his team’s second goal from the penalty spot during the Uefa Europa League Round of 16, first leg game against FC Dynamo Kyiv at Goodison Park. Photograph:  Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

Everton 2 Dynamo Kyiv 1 English hopes of progress in Europe remain intact, but only just. An 82nd-minute penalty from Romelu Lukaku gave Evert(...)

Daniel Sturridge is expected to return to the Liverpool team for the first time since August for their Premier League meeting with West Ham at Anfield. Photograph:   Alex Livesey/Getty Images

SATURDAY Hull (18) v Newcastle (11), 12.45pm - Live BT Sports 1 Hull should welcome back strikers Nikica Jelavic and Abel Hernandez. The duo (...)

Sunderland manager Gus Poyet and Everton manager Roberton Martínez on the sideline at the Stadium of Light. Photograph: Nigel Roddis/Getty Images

Maybe Everton’s post-Europa League fatigue was to blame? Perhaps Adam Johnson’s enduring struggle to recapture his form should be held partly responsi(...)

Leon Osman  scores Everton’s first goal during the Europa League Group H match against Lille at Goodison Park. Photo: Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Everton 3 Lille 0 A starting role is no longer guaranteed at Everton for Leon Osman but he has not been kept at the club on sentiment. The one-club(...)

Séamus Coleman of Everton celebrates scoring the third goal against Aston Villa at Goodison Park. Photograph:  Jan Kruger/Getty Images

Everton 3 Aston Villa 0 The return of midfielder Ross Barkley coincided with Everton’s first home Premier League win of the season, beating Ast(...)

 Everton’s Seamus Coleman (left) in action against  VfL Wolfsburg’s Kevin De Bruyne may not play this Thursday. Photograph: Peter Powell/EPA

Everton manager Roberto Martinezare will assess whether Republic of Ireland international Séamus Coleman, Sylvain Distin and Steven Pienaar will be(...)

 Everton manager Roberto Martinez speaks to the media during a pre-match  press conference at Finch Farm ahead of the Europa LEague tie with Wolfsburg at Goodison Park.. Photograph:  Chris Brunskill/Getty Images

Everton v Wolfsburg, Thursday, 8.05pm Everton are back where they belong, according to boss Roberto Martinez. The Toffees will play their first Europe(...)

Chelsea’s Diego Costa celebrates after scoring his team’s sixth goal and his second of the game during the  Premier League match against Everton at  Goodison Park. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA

Everton 3 Chelsea 6Chelsea came out on top in a nine-goal thriller against Everton encapsulated in two frantic goalscoring spells in either half at Go(...)

Arsenal’s Olivier Giroud (right) celebrates with team mate and fellow goalscorer Aaron Ramsey   at Goodison Park. Photograph: Andrew Yates / Reuters

Arsene Wenger praised Olivier Giroud for helping Arsenal snatch a point at Everton. Arsenal looked to be heading for defeat after Séamus Coleman and S(...)