Jagielka Fit And Raring To Go
Jags allays injury worries and focusses on Premier League start.
Phil Jagielka has confirmed he's fit and ready to go ahead of the Premier League season.
The England man missed Everton's game at Norwich - sparking rumours of serious injury - but was back for the 2-0 win over Everton Chile on Wednesday.
And with just Saturday's friendly in Wolfsburg left before the league kicks off with a visit to Blackburn, Jagielka confirmed he is in good shape ahead of the Premier League season.
"There are always going to be rumours," he told evertontv. "I didn't play at Norwich and I just needed a couple of days off my feet.
"I feel good again and hopefully I'll get a bit of game time over in Germany and then prepare for the season.
"Pretty much every pre-season game I played was 90 minutes so I just needed to back off for a couple of days."
Before the curtain raising clash with Blackburn, Everton face Wolfsburg in Germany on Saturday, their final preparation game before the season gets underway at Ewood Park.
And Jagielka is expecting a step-up in class against Steve McClaren's men.