first_img Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? LIVE on talkSPORT shining Boxing Day fixtures: All nine Premier League games live on talkSPORT gameday cracker RANKED “My colleague is also Portuguese and we had this communication, but of course he decided the best thing for the national team was to always have the best players.“Unfortunately for us and for Mina he has to stop again.” Ronaldo warned Lukaku how hard scoring goals in Serie A would be before Inter move Mina has made just 14 appearances since joining Everton in a £28.5million deal from Barcelona last summer.Michael Keane and Chelsea loanee Kurt Zouma have been Silva’s preferred pairing in defence.When asked if he was angry or unhappy with Queiroz’s decision to play Mina in both friendly games, Silva said: “It’s not a matter of being unhappy. Michael Keane and Kurt Zouma are ahead of Yerry Mina in the Goodison Park pecking order West Brom vs Birmingham (Friday, 8pm) – talkSPORT 2Brighton vs Southampton (Saturday, 3pm) – talkSPORT 2West Ham vs Everton (Saturday, 5:30pm) – talkSPORTMiddlesbrough vs Norwich (Saturday, 5:30pm) – talkSPORT 2Portsmouth vs Sunderland (Sunday, 2:30pm) – talkSPORT 2 LATEST FOOTBALL NEWS 2 Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade ADVICE huge blow Marco Silva refused to criticise Colombia boss Carlos Queiroz after Yerry Mina suffered a ‘serious’ hamstring injury while on international duty.The Everton defender, who has been plagued by injury and fitness problems this season, hobbled off in the 43rd minute of Colombia’s 2-1 defeat to South Korea on Tuesday, having also played in Friday’s 1-0 win over Japan. talkSPORT is your home of live football! Here’s what’s coming up on talkSPORT and talkSPORT 2… no dice REVEALED Every time Ally McCoist lost it on air in 2019, including funny XI reactions REVEALED Yerry Mina has had another injury setback BEST OF Silva is confident that Mina will play for Everton before the end of the season.He added: “It’s not for the season. Let’s see how many weeks he will be.“Now is not the right moment to say how long but we expect to see Mina again here soon training and playing in our blue shirt.” Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury REPLY Berahino hits back at b******t Johnson criticism – ‘I was in a dark place at Stoke’ Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won Toffees boss Silva revealed he had told Queiroz that Mina was not fit enough to feature in both international games.He said: “We knew it could be a risk for him to play the two matches, it was something in our communication with the national team.“We cannot control it, it’s their decision of course but we tried to advise them.“It was always a risk for him to play two games in a short period. They decided and unfortunately for us and for Yerry he took the injury.” Son ban confirmed as Tottenham fail with appeal to overturn red card Premier League Team of the Season so far, including Liverpool and Leicester stars 2last_img read more