Everton get back to the bread and butter stuff on Monday night with a home game against Newcastle under the lights at Goodison.
With the players back from international duty, David Moyes will have a few extra days to work with the players.
Everton legend Graeme Sharp is happy that David Moyes has strenthened the squad with three more internationals, especially with Bryan giving cover down the left.
Sharpy said: "It was important we strengthened the squad. Everybody looks at our squad and sees we have 14 or 15 players who are top quality, but there's also the worry that there could be injuries in there. The players he has brought in have certainly strengthened that.
"All the options the manager has now gives him competition for places. With some squads sometimes if you are in the side, immaterial of whether you play good or bad, you know you are going to be in the team for the next week.
"Every manager says they strive for competition for places so nobody can rest on their laurels. That's the case now with the new signings.
"It gives the boys who are in the team the need to look over their shoulders and think if they don't perform, they may well be out.
"The bench in the last game at West Brom had John Heitinga, a World Cup finalist and Dutch international, not getting into the side.
"That's the quality the manager wants on the bench. It holds the squad in good stead.
"It was important we brought in cover for Leighton. Sylvain Distin can do a job there, and Phil Neville too, but you need someone who is naturally left-footed who can play in that position and is comfortable in that position.
"Leighton over the years has hardly missed a game, he is so consistent. But you need someone to come in from the shadows and in case Leighton is injured, he can step up."
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