Swansea clash too soon for return Everton duo

first_imgEverton duo Bryan Oviedo and Darron Gibson are closing in on returns but won’t be fit in time for Saturday’s trip to Swansea City.Oviedo, who sustained a knee problem on international duty, is expected to feature in the club’s League Cup tie against Reading on Tuesday.Gibson, meanwhile, is fit again having been sidelined since April with a fractured metatarsal and is also in line to feature against the Royals after playing for the reserves this week.“Darron is a just a matter of fitness now,” said Everton boss Roberto Martinez. “He played over 70 minutes at Goodison on Monday, so clearly he is on the road to regaining that match fitness.“Medically, he’s fully fit and ready to rejoin the group, it’s just a case of getting him that match fitness.“Bryan will probably be ready for the League Cup game.” 1 Bryan Oviedo last_img read more