Wayne Rooney has been handed a starting role in Everton’s friendly match against Gor Mahia.
Rooney will start upfront in a strong starting line-up that also has Aaron Lennon, Ashly Williams and Phil Jagielka. Rooney will be assisted by James Mccarthy and youngstar Davy Klaassen.
Everton starting XI: Stekelenburg (GK), Kenny, Williams, Jagielka, Connolly, Schneiderlin, Lennon, Lookman, Mccathy, Klaassen and Wayne Rooney.
Gor Mahia XI (first half): Boniface Oluoch, Godfrey Walusimbi, Musa Mohammed, Haron Shakava, Karim Niziyimana, Ernest Wendo, Kenneth Muguna, George Odhiambo, Meddie Kagere, Jacques Tuyisenge, Boniface Omondi.
2nd half: Peter Odhiambo, Innocent Wafula, Mike Simiyu, Wellington Ochieng, Joachim Oluoch, Philemon Otieno, Francis Kahata, Jean Baptiste, Oliver Maloba, Jeconia Uyoga, Timothy Otieno