Everton midfielder James McCarthy continues his stay on the training table as he progresses in his recovery from a groin injury.
Everton manager Roberto Martinez confirmed more bad news on the injury front for the Toffees after ruling out James McCarthy for the weekend due to a groin injury.
Everton are waiting on the status of James McCarthy after the midfielder lasted only 26 minutes in his return from a groin injury in Monday's 4-3 loss to Stoke City.
Everton manager Roberto Martinez confirmed that James McCarthy is set to miss the Boxing Day matchup with Newcastle, but could return over the festive period.
Everton could be without James McCarthy for a third straight week as he continues to recover from a hip injury that has seen him miss the last two Premier League matches.
Everton will have to wait on the status of midfielder James McCarthy ahead of the weekend as manager Roberto Martinez said McCarthy is still working back from a hip injury.
Everton could be without its engine in midfield this week after Roberto Martinez revealed James McCarthy and Gareth Barry are doubts for Tuesday's Capital One Cup match against Middlesbrough.
Roberto Martinez confirmed that midfielder James McCarthy will need a scan after limping off during the draw with AFC Bournemouth because of a suspected groin strain.
Roberto Martinez has told Man City – and the rest of the Premier League - that James McCarthy is not for sale…
Everton brace themselves for a £20 million bid from Tottenham for unhappy midfielder James McCarthy…
Everton brace themselves for a £20 million Tottenham bid for midfielder James McCarthy…
With their convincing 3-0 drubbing of Manchester United last weekend, Everton has seen a major spike in their fantasy price for most of their players.
James McCarthy supplied the assist for Everton's lone goal in their 1-1 draw with Swansea City last weekend and has been quietly productive for the month.
Roberto Martinez has confirmed James McCarthy is ready to make his long awaited return to first team action after a scan on Wednesday revealed the midfielder's hamstring injury has fully healed.