Sam Allardyce spoke to the media on Monday ahead of Everton’s clash with Leicester City.
The Blues host the Foxes at Goodison Park on Wednesday evening, kick-off 7.45pm.
Key points discussed during the press conference at USM Finch Farm included:
- Seamus Coleman is in the first-team squad to face Leicester after training regularly in recent weeks.
- Defender Ramiro Funes Mori has also joined in training sessions as he continues his recovery from a long-term knee injury.
- James McCarthy's operation from a double leg break "went well" and the midfielder is now recuperating at home.
- Possible transfer dealings before Wednesday's deadline but "only if it is right for the Club".
- The difficult challenge of facing Leicester and stopping Jamie Vardy, Rihad Mahrez and Shinji Okazaki.
- The "teething problems" of VAR but the Blues boss' faith a "much better system will be in place" and that the technology is "definitely needed".
Watch the press conference in full by clicking on the video below.