Originally posted on Fox Soccer  |  Last updated 1/4/12
Everton boss David Moyes is looking forward to seeing over the next few weeks if Landon Donovan can reproduce the form that made him so popular during his first spell at Goodison Park. Donovan is available for selection for Wednesday night's home match against Bolton - the first time the United States international has been eligible since it was announced in December that he was rejoining the Toffees on a two-month loan deal from the Los Angeles Galaxy. The 29-year-old proved a success in a stint of the same duration with Everton in 2010 and says he now feels "more prepared". Moyes says Donovan has bedded in well on his return to the club so far, although he has stressed that it is difficult to make any real judgement as to how the forward might fare until he takes to the pitch for a competitive game. Asked if he thought Donovan had "hit the ground running" in training, Moyes said: "He looks okay, I have to say, but how can you tell? "Even though we have seen some football, we have not seen any games yet. "But fitness-wise he is not someone who carries a lot of weight. He is quite lightweight and he looks okay. "He came before and did well for us - scored a couple of goals, played well and showed some qualities. "We are hoping over his time here he will do that again, but we have to remember it's only a short loan. "He has settled in very quickly, so we look forward to getting him in the game and seeing how he does." Moyes, who was without Marouane Fellaini (abductor), Seamus Coleman (thigh) and Royston Drenthe (unwell) for Sunday's 1-0 win at West Brom, says he has "one or two knocks and a bit of illness" in the squad to contend with. Bolton goalkeeper Jussi Jaaskelainen is a major injury doubt. Jaaskelainen picked up a thigh problem in the 1-1 draw with Wolves on New Year's Eve and will be replaced by Adam Bogdan in the starting line-up if he fails to recover in time. Midfielder Darren Pratley missed the contest on Saturday due to illness but is available again, while manager Owen Coyle says defender Gary Cahill - who skippered the Trotters against Wolves despite a fee for him having been agreed with Chelsea - is "absolutely" a part of his plans for the clash at Goodison Park as things stand.
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