Romelu Lukaku
Romelu Lukaku is fit and available to face Manchester City Getty Images

Romelu Lukaku is fit to face Manchester City on 13 January. The in-form striker had been a doubt for the Premier League game after missing the Toffees' FA Cup tie against Dagenham and Redbridge at the weekend with ankle knock.

However, his manager, Roberto Martinez, has confirmed the 22-year-old Belgian has recovered from the problem and is fit to play against City.

"Romelu trained well yesterday. He is available, his ankle feels well and he is clear to play tomorrow. It's great news," he said during a pre-match press conference, according to the club.

Martinez is expecting a closely-contested game against City, admitting the Etihad Stadium is one of the most difficult away grounds to go to in the Premier League. "Stats show the Etihad is one of the toughest grounds to visit but we feel confident playing away from home. I can see a tight match," he said.

Meanwhile, the 42-year-old manager revealed there could be a number of ins and outs at Goodison Park during the course of the January transfer window, saying Everton have already received enquires from three clubs about taking Aiden McGeady on loan.

Martinez also discussed Steven Naismith's potential move to Norwich City, but insisted he would prefer the club go about their transfer business quietly. "There's going to be a lot of rumours and speculation but I just want [Naismith] fully fit for the squad. He has an ankle niggle. If anything happens before the window closes, we will be the first to announce it," he said.

"As we all know, the situation with Steven started in the window when there was an approach. We always do our business in a quiet manner."

Martinez revealed Everton have already secured main quarry in Shani Tarashaj. The 20-year-old striker joined the club on four-and-a-half year deal earlier this month, but has already been loaned back to Grasshopper Zurich until the end of the season.

"We've worked hard to get some business done early in the transfer window. Shani Tarashaj was target number one," the Everton manager shared.