The Toffees boss says the club and Phil Jagielka pushed themselves "to the maximum" to ensure he could play at Wembley on Saturday.
HITC Sport understands Football League clubs eye non-league star Birch.
The midfielder is keen for the Cherries to avoid a Premier League hangover next season by producing a strong finish to the current campaign.
Tottenham Hotspur are currently seven points behind Leicester City in the race for the Premier League.
The former Villa captain admitted earlier this week he would like to return to the club as a player after four years out of the game.
Borini was key to Sunderland's survival two years ago and could be again.
Arsène Wenger is expected to be extremely busy in this summer's transfer window as he looks to transform his side into title winners.
Rangers man Barrie McKay responds to a dig by Celtic keeper Craig Gordon following his Scottish Cup heroics.
Benteke has been something of a maligned figure after an underwhelming first season at Anfield.
The Hammers take on West Bromwich Albion this weekend.
CEO touts Bank of America's commitment to LGBT efforts as transgender bathroom legislation has become an election-year issue in North Carolina.
Citigroup hired Katsuhiko Aiba, a former Bank of Japan official, as an economist in the country.
US interest rates will remain unchanged until at least June, the Federal Reserve’s open market committee (FOMC) announced on Wednesday.