Everton head into their clash with Southampton in simply dismal form.
The Toffees have won just three league games all season and are currently sitting 18th in the Premier League.
20th-place Southampton, meanwhile, are just three points behind Frank Lampard’s side ahead of Saturday’s relegation scrap.
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Nathan Paterson suffered a knee injury last week and is out for some time: “He’s out for six weeks, unfortunately, it’s a medial ligament injury,” Lampard said on January 5th.
James Garner picked up a lower back problem in November and is out until late January/early February.
Alex Iwobi has an ankle issue picked up last week. His time out is currently unknown: “We hope it’s not too serious. It is an ankle ligament injury, we hope it’s a lesser one. He will have a scan tomorrow to confirm,” Lampard stated.
Elsewhere, both Michael Keane and Andros Townsend are out with knee issues and currently have no return date sate.