Everton fans want Phil Jagielka to start against Brighton

Phil Jagielka of Everton clears the ball during the  Premier League match between Everton and Leicester City at Goodison Park on January 31, 2018 in Liverpool, England.

Everton will face Brighton and Hove Albion in the Premier League this weekend.

Phil Jagielka of Everton looks dejected after the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Everton at Wembley Stadium on January 13, 2018 in London, England.

Everton fans on social networking site Twitter have urged manager Sam Allardyce to include Phil Jagielka in the starting lineup against Brighton and Hove Albion this weekend.

The Toffees will return to action on Saturday afternoon when they take on Brighton at Goodison Park in the Premier League.

The Merseyside outfit will head into the match on the back of a 2-1 defeat to Burnley away from home at Turf Moor in the league.

Phil Jagielka of Everton during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Everton at Wembley Stadium on January 13, 2018 in London, England.

Everton manager Allardyce has told The Liverpool Echo that Jagielka is back to full fitness and is available for the match.

The 35-year-old central defender is one of the most experienced players in the current Everton squad, and has been on the books of the Toffees since the summer of 2007 when he joined from Sheffield United for a transfer fee reported by BBC Sport to be worth £4 million.

Everton fans have welcomed the news regarding Jagielka and want the Englishman to start against Brighton at Goodison Park in the Premier League on Saturday afternoon.

Everton player Phil Jagielka in action during the Premier League match between AFC Bournemouth and Everton at Vitality Stadium on December 30, 2017 in Bournemouth, England.

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