Next Match:

Ticket Info

v Liverpool

Saturday 27 September K.O. 12:45

  • 131
  • 1

Osman Should Be Fit

Eye injury not expected to keep midfielder out of Sunderland game.

Watch Video Osman Should Be Fit
Related Links

Leon Osman is on course to be fit for Everton’s trip to Sunderland this Saturday.

The midfielder was forced from the field with a cut above his left eye after just nine minutes in the weekend victory against Arsenal.

Manager Roberto Martinez explained to evertontv on Tuesday morning that Osman would be assessed to determine whether he could participate in the open training session at Goodison later in the day.

And there was positive news as, despite sporting several stitches and a black eye, the 32-year-old joined in with the rest of his teammates.

Speaking first thing on Tuesday, Martinez said: “Knowing Leon, he will be ready and I will be very surprised if he doesn’t make the squad for Saturday.”

Phil Jagielka has missed the last seven games with a hamstring problem, while Arouna Kone, Darron Gibson and Lacina Traore are all long-term absentees.

However, Martinez was able to report no fresh injuries after the win over Arsenal and he is content with how his squad is shaping up heading into the last six games of the season.

“It was a really demanding game and the energy levels were affected but everyone is fully fit and psychologically strong,” added the Spaniard.

“We are very fortunate that with the group of players that we have. It doesn’t matter what part of the season, the players have always got a terrific attitude towards working hard and making themselves available. That doesn’t change.

“As with any year or season, you have to cope with injuries because it is a contact sport but the truth is that this group of players are as good as it gets.”

Ian DaltonThought the performance on Saturday was awesome - well done everyone involved in or with the team. Respect!

Tuesday 8th April 16:14 Report Comment
StubHub

StubHub

Everton Season Ticket holders can list their seat for any Barclays Premier League game that they can’t attend on StubHub, the Official Ticket Marketplace

Find out more
Match Highlights Archive

Match Highlights Archive

Watch highlights from classic and recent Everton games on evertontv.

Find out more
2014/15 Season Tickets

2014/15 Season Tickets

All the information you could need about securing your seat at Goodison.

Find out more
Shop Online

Shop Online

Buy Everton merchandise on our online store.

Find out more
History Timeline

History Timeline

A quick visual walk through Everton's rich and fascinating history.

Find out more

This site uses cookies. Click here to learn more.