Sunderland had to battle their way to a 1-0 victory over Crystal Palace in their latest outing.
Dele Alli has made a huge impact at Tottenham Hotspur since arriving during the summer transfer window.
Evans is hoping to see a big improvement before the end of the year.
Aston Villa host Watford at Villa Park on Saturday.
West Ham United midfielder Pedro Obiang has been out for four weeks with injury.
Crystal Palace striker Connor Wickham is looking sharp, but Dwight Gayle will miss their weekend fixture with Newcastle United.
Leeds United will face Queens Park Rangers away from home at Loftus Road in the Championship on Saturday afternoon.
Benteke scored his fifth goal for the Reds in a 2-1 win over Bordeaux.
West Ham are currently suffering with Dimitri Payet out injured.
Rangers take on St Mirren on Saturday in the Petrofac Training Cup semi-finals.
West Ham United supporters were far from happy after the side could only manage a 0-0 draw with Queens Park Rangers at the weekend.
Southampton attacker Jay Rodriguez stepped up his return from injury today.
According to Leeds' head coach he is contractually obliged to know if he is being retained before Saturday's last game, but the silence is deafening.