CONFIRMED: Everton vs Wolfsburg line-ups - Eto'o returns, but only on the bench

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Here is how Everton and Wolfsburg will line up for this evening's Europa League match at Goodison Park...

Everton starting XI: Howard; Coleman, Stones, Jagielka, Baines; McCarthy, Barry; Mirallas, Naismith, McGeady; Lukaku.

Subs: Joel, Gibson, Alcaraz, Eto’o, Besic, Atsu, Osman

Wolfsburg starting XI: Benaglio; Jung, Naldo, Knoche, Rodriguez; Gustavo, Malanda; De Bruyne, Arnold, Caliguiri; Olic

Subs: Grun, Schafer, Klose, Guilavogui, Klich, Hunt, Bendtner

Everton finally return to European action tonight as Wolfsburg travel to Merseyside to kick off their respective Europa League campaigns.

It's the Toffees first continental game since 2010, and such a sign of the club's progress under Roberto Martinez that they are actually favourites to win tonight's game against the Bundesliga side.

Everton had a tricky start to the season after draws with Leicester and Arsenal and a defeat to Chelsea, but they got the season started on Saturday with a comfortable 2-0 win over West Brom, with Belgian duo Romelu Lukaku and Kevin Mirallas notching the goals in an easy victory.

After watching his team coast to the win, Martinez has decided to stick with the same XI that won at The Hawthorns, with Steven Naismith playing just behind Romelu Lukaku in attack, whilst Samuel Eto'o returns to the bench to offer extra firepower if Everton need it.

Meanwhile, Wolfsburg haven't been in such good shape themselves. Dieter Hecking's side have yet to win in the Bundesliga this season with two draws and a defeat from their opening three games, yet they pose a tough test to Everton with a number of players who can cause problems.

Ricardo Rodriguez and Luiz Gustavo have both been linked with moves to the Premier League in recent times, whilst Belgian playmaker Kevin De Bruyne will have a point to prove to English fans after he was forced out of the Chelsea exit door in the January transfer window.

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