Manchester United veteran insists the club cannot feel sorry for themselves, while Everton player says fixture list was never kind.
All the latest news and gossip from the past seven days at Goodison Park.
Centre-half continues to be a weak point for Roy Hodgson's England side, but could the Spurs skipper have plugged the gap for his country?
England went up against a weakened Germany side in arguably the biggest test before the World Cup finals.
Swansea, Tottenham, Chelsea, Everton and Manchester United players all involved.
Two sides with lofty ambitions go head-to-head at Goodison Park on Sunday, with a number of personal battles sure to be captivating viewing.
All the latest news and gossip from Goodison Park.
The Everton defender says Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart has no problem with the banter.
Phil Jagielka is giving nothing away in terms of his future at Goodison Park.
What would the future Bayern Munich boss of made of Laurent Koscielny's performance for The Gunners?