Aaron Lennon put Everton in the lead at Goodison Park yesterday.
Aston Villa look certain to be relegated at the end of this season.
The versatile defender is currently on loan with Middlesbrough, but Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink is still hoping to strike a deal.
There have been all kinds of performances from Liverpool this season.
The West Ham playmaker had been discussing his recent return from two months out.
Aston Villa were beaten 3-1 by Sunderland at the weekend.
Tottenham drew 1-1 with Everton on Sunday evening.
West Ham comprehensively outplayed Liverpool in the 2-0 victory on Saturday.
Ross Wallace scored Sheffield Wednesday's winner against Fulham at the weekend.
Tottenham Hotspur drew 1-1 with Everton at Goodison Park yesterday.