Ronald Koeman held his pre-match press conference from USM Finch Farm ahead of Sunday's Premier League clash at home to Burnley.
The Blues boss confirmed late calls will be made on the fitness of Phil Jagielka and Michael Keane, but that both centre-backs are doubts for the game at Goodison.
Other topics discussed by the Dutchman included:
- Wayne Rooney has had a scan of his hand which revealed no fracture.
- The need for experienced players in a difficult situation.
- Oumar Niasse will be part of his plans for Sunday.
- Call for aggression from the off against Burnley.
- The tough test posed by the Clarets after their impressive away form so far this season.
Watch the press conference in full by clicking on the video below.