Sam Allardyce held his pre-match press conference ahead of Wednesday's Premier League trip to Newcastle United.
Everton will be looking to build on their four-game unbeaten run when they head to St James’ Park.
Key topics discussed by the Blues boss included:
- How he and his coaching team have instilled the basics but the Toffees' recent defensive resilience has been down to his players taking responsibility.
- The tough test of going to St James’ Park and nullifying their attack, keeping the home fans quiet and keeping possession.
- The need to remain "playing at 100 per cent", and how he expects Newcastle to be as tough a test as Liverpool.
- Leighton Baines will not be fit for the clash with the Magpies.
- Being very impressed by the young players in his squad and reiterating that they are the future of Everton Football Club.
Watch Blues boss Allardyce's video in full below.