London - Everton manager Roberto Martinez has confirmed
midfielder Tom Cleverley will be out for six to eight weeks after sustaining an
ankle ligament damage during his side's 0-0 draw at Tottenham Hotspur.
There were initial fears that the England international may
have fractured his bone following a challenge from Eric Dier but Martinez told
reporters Cleverley would miss "six to eight weeks".
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"Knowing Tom and how fit and strong he is, we're
looking at a six-week period," the 42-year-old added.
Cleverley joined the Toffees from Manchester United after
spending the last season on loan to Aston Villa.For
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