Date: 3rd December 2015 at 6:41pm
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Lots of us like to play 5-a-side football in our spare time, but have you ever considered how the team you support would line-up if they were limited to five players?

Based on current form, and with a formation of one goalkeeper, one defender, two midfielders and one striker, we at Shoot thought it would be interesting to see who would make the grade for each Premier League outfit.

Here’s what we came up with for Everton…


Tim Howard

You always want a dependable keeper between the sticks, and while some Everton fans may disagree in recent times, Everton’s number 1 choice has certainly proved that over the past few years.

The American stopper is agile and has quick reflexes – ideal for the smaller-sized goals.


2nd August 2015 - Pre-Season Friendly - Everton v Villarreal - John Stones of Everton - Photo: Simon Stacpoole / Offside.

Stones was the subject of a number of bids from Chelsea in the summer.

John Stones

In most 5-a-side teams you want a big defender that attackers can’t get past, and if you’re picking one from the Toffees on current form, it would be their centre-back, Stones.

The England international is deceptively strong and comfortable on the ball – useful for when things aren’t opening up in front of him.


Gerard Deulofeu

The Spaniard has shown his value to Roberto Martinez’s team in the last few matches because of his assisting and finishing ability.

Blessed with pace, and trickery that could get him out of the tightest of situations, he would be the creative force going forward.

Ross Barkley

1st November 2015 - Barclays Premier League - Everton v Sunderland - Ross Barkley of Everton - Photo: Simon Stacpoole / Offside.

Barkley has six goals in 14 Premier League appearances this season.

The England international has been outstanding for Everton this season, and would work alongside Deulofeu as an attacking threat for this side.

The midfielder has provided his team-mates with a number of chances, as well as getting on the scoresheet a number of times himself.


Romeu Lukaku

Second only to Jamie Vardy in the Premier League goalscoring charts and a confident, clinical finisher; what more could you want?

The Belgian has been in excellent form so far this term, and his ability to put the ball in the net would be key to this team’s success.

Who would be in yours?

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