Ross Barkley was removed at halftime during Everton's match with Fulham with what is thought to be a calf injury.
Roberto Martinez conceded the fact that he brought Ross Barkley back into action too soon following a toe injury, but that did not stop the manager from handing the youngster another start in today's FA Cup match with Swansea City.
Roberto Martinez stated that he expects Ross Barkley to be fit and available to contribute in Everton's crucial match with Tottenham on Sunday.
Ross Barkley's injured toe has been revealed to be broken today, and sources report the U-21 midfielder will be sidelined for up to six weeks.
The toe injury suffered by Ross Barkley in Everton's previous FA Cup match, once considered minor enough to keep him in contention for today's game against Norwich, is suspected to be a fracture and Roberto Martinez confirmed the midfielder would be out for "a while".
Roberto Martinez revealed that Ross Barkley suffered a toe injury during Everton's victory over QPR in the FA Cup, and is a doubt heading into this weekend's league match with Norwich City.
Everton boss Roberto Martinez said "there is not even a doubt" that he would resist big-money bids for Ross Barkley and Leighton Baines.
Ross Barkley scored the game winning goal for Everton in their 2-1 victory over Swansea.
Head coach Roberto Martinez has made it clear that he's doing everything in his power to keep the recently-turned 20 year old midfielder at Everton for many years to come.
With Darron Gibson injured, Ross Barkley took advantage of the opportunity to start and scored an excellent goal from distance in the draw with Norwich.
Roberto Martinez singled out Ross Barkley for praise after Everton's 3-1 pre-season win over Blackburn Rovers on Saturday.