Everton boss Roberto Martinez confirmed he will be without Phil Jagielka for up to four weeks with a hamstring problem.
Everton goalkeeper Tim Howard says he is relishing the competition new signing Joel Robles will provide this season.
Everton are set to seal the signing of Paraguayan international defender Antolin Alcaraz.
Wigan manager Roberto Martinez praised new goalkeeper Joel Robles after his debut against Macclesfield.
Wigan have signed Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Joel Robles on loan until the end of the season.
Wigan midfielder David Jones is confident manager Roberto Martinez will strengthen his squad in January.
Manchester City have been linked with a summer move for Atletico Madrid's Spain Under-21 goalkeeper Joel.