LINE UPS: Blackpool make wholesale changes for Everton clash

Striker Mark Cullen comes into the starting XI.
Striker Mark Cullen comes into the starting XI.
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Gary Bowyer has opted to make a number of changes to the Blackpool side for tonight's EFL Trophy tie against Everton U21.

Colin Daniel, Bright Osayi-Samuel, Mark Cullen and Armand Gnanduillet all come into the starting line-up.

Youngster Macauley Wilson is also in line to make his first professional start for the Seasiders. Meanwhile, Blackpool have only named four players on the substitute's bench.

Everton U21 manager David Unsworth has named senior player Darron Gibson among his youthful starting eleven.

With all four sides in the group level on three points, the winners of tonight's game will make it through to the next round.

Everton U21: Hewelt, Jones, Browning, Yarney, Foulds, Robinson, Baningime, Gibson, Charsley, Henen, Dyson.

Subs: Renshaw, Duffus, Evans, Holland, Brewster, Bainbridge, Kiersey.

Blackpool: Slocombe, Wilson, Aimson, Nolan, Daniel, Osayi-Samuel, McAlister, Cain, Yeates, Cullen, Gnanduillet.

Subs: Boney, Higham, Payne, Philliskirk.

Referee: Chris Kavanagh