Everton have a number of injury concerns heading into Saturdays’ FA Cup semi-final against Manchester United at Wembley.
Everton will surely welcome Gareth Barry back into the starting lineup after the midfielder served his two-game suspension.
Everton will have to do without veteran Gareth Barry for the next two matches after picking up his second red card of the season.
Gareth Barry was sent off late in Everton's FA Cup quarter final win over Chelsea at Goodison Park.
Gareth Barry will be unavailable to Roberto Martinez for Everton's next two matches as he serves a suspension for accumulating his tenth yellow card of the season.
Everton are still reeling from a disappointing draw at home to Leicester City and must now turn around and travel to the Emirates this weekend.
Gareth Barry will miss GW26 following his sending-off on Wednesday night at Stamford Bridge; the Everton midfielder received his marching orders after a trip on Willian during the dying moments which led to his second yellow card of the evening.
Everton left Wearside on Sunday with a satisfactory share of the spoils after Leighton Baines converted a penalty to equalise with less than 15 minutes remaining – a pleasing result for Martinez who less than 72 hours prior had seen his side comfortably despatch Lille [3-0] in the Europa League.
Bosnia & Herzegovina midfielder Muhamed Besic is apparently moments away from signing with Everton as their official website has announced he is already travelling with the squad to Thailand.
Everton are expected to hold further talks with midfielder Gareth Barry this week.
Manchester City have supplemented their holding midfield position with the acquisition of 26-year-old Porto midfielder Fernando.
Gareth Barry is training as normal in the buildup to Everton's match with Swansea City on Saturday after being the victim of a nasty tackle by Cardiff City's Kevin Theophile-Catherine.
The credit for the opening goal for Everton against Hull City back in Gameweek 8 has been changed from Kevin Mirallas to Gareth Barry.
Gareth Barry has hinted he would be interested in a permanent move to Everton after settling straight into life at Goodison Park.