Los Angeles Galaxy head coach Bruce Arena has ruled out the possibility of Landon Donovan returning to Everton on loan this season.
Everton defender Leighton Baines sustained a broken toe in Saturday's Merseyside derby and could be out for up to six weeks.
Everton boss Roberto Martinez insists there has been no fresh approach from Manchester United for Marouane Fellaini and Leighton Baines.
Midfielder Darron Gibson has been ruled out for several months after rupturing a cruciate knee ligament on international duty.
Steven Pienaar is still a week away from full recovery from a hamstring injury and will not be considered for the visit of Hull.
Defender Antolin Alcaraz is making good progress from a hernia problem but is still at least three weeks away from joining the squad while on-loan midfielder Gareth Barry returns after being ineligible to face Manchester City before the break.
Provisional squad: Howard, Coleman, Distin, Jagielka, Baines, Mirallas, McCarthy, Barry, Osman, Barkley, Lukaku, Robles, Stones, Heitinga, Jelavic, Kone, Deulofeu, Oviedo.
Everton FC have today unveiled their new club crest, which will adorn all their kit from next season.
The fresh emblem was chosen by a poll of fans after complaints about the new crest the club chose at the start of this season.
Supporters said they had not been consulted and that this season's crest did not contain the club's famous Latin motto Nil Satis Nisi Optimum.
Everton are consulting their fans over a further redesign of the club's crest. It follows a recent redesign that prompted a backlash from fans and caused the club embarrassment.
Fans are being asked to choose from three different designs. The most popular of the three will be brought in as the official club badge from next season.
Everton midfielder Ross Barkley has been called up to the senior England squad for the first time.
Liverpool winger Raheem Sterling has been called back up to the squad