Roberto Martinez has revealed that Everton full-back Leighton Baines is likely to miss the Stoke City game on Wednesday after picking up a thigh injury during training on Friday.
Roberto Martinez confirmed in Everton's press conference today that Leighton Baines is fit enough to return to action and will be in the squad when the Toffees host Leicester City on Sunday.
Leighton Baines remains a question mark as to his availability for Everton's midweek clash with Chelsea as the deadline for Week 25 is just a couple hours away.
Everton and Liverpool shared the spoils from Saturdays’ 224th Merseyside derby, an encounter which in truth lacked the normal pizzazz and flair associated with this fixture although Martinez will point to a number of injury concerns which affected his squad both prior and during the game.
Roberto Martinez expects wing-back Leighton Baines to return to the Everton squad this weekend after the England defender missed Tuesday nights’ FA Cup draw against West Ham.
Everton lost their third straight league match, a first under the reign of Roberto Martinez, as a lack of confidence and subsequent errors cost them in a 2-3 loss to Newcastle United.
Goodison Park is not a fun place to be right now following Everton's frustrating 0-1 loss to Stoke City.
Roberto Martinez has confirmed that Everton left back Leighton Baines is "in contention" for Sunday's match with Spurs, along with several other players carrying doubts.
Leighton Baines was removed from England's squad with an unspecified injury according to Everton's official website, and will miss the Euro qualifiers against Slovenia and Scotland.
Leighton Baines scored his second goal of the season, increasing his stat line to two goals and six assists through 11 games.
In light of Roberto Martinez's shakeup to his front six in Everton's win over Burnley, the safest area to invest for fantasy purposes is in defense.
Leighton Baines assisted two of Everton's three goals and the Toffees got back to their winning ways with a tidy 3-0 win over Aston Villa.
Everton have announced via their official Twitter that Roberto Martinez has signed a new five year contract to stay with the Toffees at least until the end of the 2018/2019 season.
With Ashley Cole's exclusion and subsequent international retirement, Leighton Baines will be England's starter at left back for the World Cup where he'll be joined by teammate Ross Barkley.