Lukaku out of Norwich tie

Romelu Lukaku has been ruled out of Tuesday’s game against Norwich City with a toe injury.

The Belgian will be replaced by Enner Valencia after picking up the injury in the 3-1 over Middlesbrough at Goodison on Saturday. He will be rested for two days before resuming training in preparation for the trip to Bournemouth at the weekend.

Valencia, who is on from West Ham United, will get his first Everton start in the EFL Cup third round clash having made his debut as a late substitute against Boro.

Manager Ronald Koeman also suggested further changes may be made to his starting XI but Darron Gibson and James McCarthy remain side-lined by respective groin problems which have required surgery.

The Blues boss said: “Romelu is not available, only he from the weekend is not fit and not available for tomorrow. He will rest his toe for two days and then normally, after two days, he can do normal training and [hopefully] he is available for the weekend.”

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