Phil Neville and Victor Anichebe are back and straight into the starting line-up to face West Ham.
Neville is back sooner than expected after knee surgery while Anichebe returns from a hamstring problem.
They are joined in the starting line-up by John Heitinga, who is in for Seamus Coleman.
Anichebe replaces the suspended Marouane Fellaini while Neville takes the place of Steven Naismith, who is on the bench.
Also on the bench is former Hammer Thomas Hitzlsperger.
Kevin Mirallas (hamstring) and Tony Hibbert (calf) remain sidelined.
West Ham name Carlton Cole up front with Kevin Nolan also in the side.
Everton: Howard, Jagielka, Distin, Heitinga, Baines, Neville, Osman, Gibson, Anichebe, Pienaar, Jelavic. Subs: Mucha, Oviedo, Naismith, Vellios, Duffy, Barkley, Hitzlsperger.