Phil Jagielka misses today's game at Sunderland but Leon Osman is back.
The defender is replaced in the starting XI by John Heitinga while Osman returns to midfield in place of Ross Barkley.
The academy graduate also take the captain's armband.
Victor Anichebe continues up front with Nikica Jelavic alongside Barkley on the bench. Club captan Phil Neville is also among the replacements.
Everton: Howard, Coleman, Baines, Distin, Heitinga, Gibson, Osman, Fellaini, Pienaar, Anichebe, Mirallas. Subs: Mucha, Oviedo, Naismith, Duffy, Neville, Jelavic, Barkley.
Sunderland: Mignolet, Rose, N'Diaye, Larsson, Graham, Colback, O'Shea, Johnson, McCLean, Cuellar, Sessegnon. Subs: Westwood, Kilgallon, Vaughan, Mangane, Mandron, Marrs, Laidler.