Sam Allardyce held his pre-match press conference on Friday morning from 9.30am UK time.
The Blues boss previewed Saturday's visit to Burnley, when Everton can draw level with the seventh-placed Clarets with a victory at Turf Moor.
Key topics included:
- Burnley’s main strengths and the challenges Everton will face
- The Blues’ away form, and the need to be more ruthless in the final third
- Seamus Coleman and Leighton Baines’ return to the first-team squad
- Phil Jagielka’s return to training
- Updates on Ramiro Funes Mori, Eliaquim Mangala and James McCarthy
- The merits of VAR and where the system can be improved
- The impact of the recent freezing weather on training
You can watch Allardyce's press conference in full by clicking on the video below.