Marco Silva shares big double boost for Everton ahead of Chelsea clash

Manager of Everton Marco Silva looks on during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Everton FC at St. James Park on March 09, 2019 in Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom.

Two of Everton's key men will be back for Sunday's clash with Chelsea.

Marco Silva the head coach

Everton boss Marco Silva addressed the media during his pre-match press conference today, and shared news of a double injury boost, suggesting that both Seamus Coleman and Leighton Baines are fit and available for selection for the Chelsea game, as quoted by the Liverpool Echo.

The Toffees currently sit in 11th position in the Premier League table, and they will be desperate to head into the two-week international break having earned a positive result against the west London outfit.


And their chances of doing just that will be greatly enhanced by having Coleman and Baines back available.

The 30-year-old Irishman missed Everton's last game against Newcastle, whilst the 34-year-old left-back has be absent for his side's last five games in all competitions.

Silva spoke to reporters today, and provided good news for Blues fans, as quoted by the Liverpool Echo:

(EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Leighton Baines and Seamus Coleman of Everton before the pre-season friendly match between ATV Irdning and Everton on July 14, 2018 in Liezen, Austria.

“Coleman keeps working, it’s ok. Leighton also."

Despite the fact that both players are arguably already past their best, they still remain very important players for Everton, and Silva will be delighted to have them both back for the Chelsea game.

(EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Leighton Baines and Seamus Coleman  during the Everton training session at USM Finch Farm on December 28, 2018 in Halewood, England.

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