Ashley Williams was a canny signing for Everton this summer – not only is he an excellent defender, he’s also a gifted leader, proven in his captaincy of Wales and Swansea.

He’s sure to be crucial to the Toffees, as new manager Ronald Koeman looks to solidify and strengthen the team. Today they face newly promoted Middlesbrough (kick-off 5.30pm), who have started this season in fine fettle.

But how will they fare against Everton, the sternest test they’ve faced so far?