Baines and McCarthy back for Everton

18 Nov 2016
Leighton Baines, Everton

Ronald Koeman confirms fitness boost ahead of trip to Swansea City

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James McCarthy and Leighton Baines are available to face Swansea City after recovering from injury, Ronald Koeman has confirmed. 

McCarthy has not featured for Everton since Matchweek 8, while Baines has missed six Premier League matches with a hamstring strain. 

"They have had a good week of training and they are available for the weekend," Koeman, the Everton manager, told

"They started training last weekend. They have had the Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and today's session, plus tomorrow. That is enough sessions to be available."

Gareth Barry is suspended but Idrissa Gueye should return after a one-match ban. 

See: Koeman's press conference in full

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