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Saturday's newspapers look ahead to the Blues' big game at the Stadium of Light.
In the Daily Express, former Everton midfielder and Sunderland manager Peter Reid is predicting a draw in today's meeting between his two old sides.
Meanwhile, in the Guardian, Daily Star, Daily Mail and the Express, Blues boss David Moyes has given his thoughts on the development of Ross Barkley. The manager's press conference can be viewed on evertontv here.
In the Daily Mirror, Moyes has defended his side after Arsenal counterpart Arsene Wenger labelled them over-physical in Tuesday's 0-0 draw.
And in the Daily Mail, several journalists react to the PFA Player of the Year shortlist announcement by suggesting that Leighton Baines should have been in the running.
Click the links above to read the relevant stories.