Everton have been boosted by the news that the knee injury suffered by Arouna Kone at Loftus Road in GW30 is not serious although the striker remains a doubt for the visit of Southampton next time out.
Both Arouna Kone and Darron Gibson are doubts to make another appearance this season according to Roberto Martinez.
Arouna Kone injured his knee against Hull City which will keep him out for the majority, if not all of the season.
Having already been labeled a doubt earlier in the week, Arouna Kone has been officially ruled out by Roberto Martinez for Everton's match against Tottenham Hotspur.
Arouna Kone is a doubt for Everton this weekend due to a knee injury as the Toffee's get set to host Tottenham Hotspur.
Roberto Martinez stated in a recent interview that he was impressed with Arouna Kone's contribution during his appearance against Hull City Tigers, saying the Ivorian clearly showed "to be in a good moment of form."
Surprisingly, new summer signing Arouna Kone didn't start for Everton in their opener against Norwich City.
Everton have boosted their strikeforce with the signing of Arouna Kone from Wigan on a three-year deal.
Everton with former Wigan manager Roberto Martinez have long been a rumored destination for Arouna Kone and the pace of rumors seems to be picking up with Antolin Alcaraz also throw in for good measure.
Arouna Kone has been linked to a possible move to Norwich City.
West Brom, who have a Romelu Lukaku-sized hole to fill up top, have been linked to Wigan forward Arouna Kone.