Everton boss Roberto Martinez is set to welcome Darron Gibson back for their Capital One Cup clash at Fulham.

Gibson's return will also be a welcome one for Martinez as it increases options in central midfield.

"Darron I consider fully fit," said the Toffees boss.

"He has been working extremely well and has joined the group so that is a great positive for us."

Striker Arouna Kone could also be involved after being left out at West Ham as he was not entirely right after a knee problem.

"He was 95% at the weekend and we didn't want to take the risk. Kone has a 99% chance he will be available," said Martinez.