Arteta suffers fresh injury blow

Everton could be without Mikel Arteta for Saturday's Premier League trip to Wigan after the playmaker picked up a groin strain in training.

Last Updated: 29/01/10 at 16:31

Arteta: Only recently returned to action

Arteta: Only recently returned to action

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Arteta has only recently returned to action, making two substitute appearances, from almost a year out with knee damage, but he may miss out again.

Tony Hibbert and Jack Rodwell are still out with long-term injuries, while Yakubu and Joseph Yobo are not due back from the African Nations Cup until next week.

Toffees (from): Howard, Neville, Heitinga, Distin, Baines, Donovan, Arteta, Osman, Cahill, Fellaini, Pienaar, Anichebe, Saha, Vaughan, Nash, Duffy, Coleman, Baxter, Bilyaletdinov.

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Premier League Fixtures

Saturday, 30 August 2014
12:45
Burnley v Man Utd
15:00
Man City v Stoke
Newcastle v C Palace
QPR v Sunderland
Swansea v West Brom
West Ham v Southampton
17:30
Everton v Chelsea
Sunday, 31 August 2014
13:30
A Villa v Hull City
Tottenham v Liverpool
16:00
Leicester v Arsenal

Barclays Premier League

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Tottenham 2 5 6
2 Chelsea 2 4 6
3 Man City 2 4 6
4 Swansea 2 2 6
5 Arsenal 2 1 4
6 Hull City 2 1 4
7 A Villa 2 1 4
8 West Ham 2 1 3
9 Liverpool 2 -1 3
10 Everton 2 0 2
11 Sunderland 2 0 2
12 West Brom 2 0 2
13 Man Utd 2 -1 1
14 Southampton 2 -1 1
15 Stoke 2 -1 1
16 Leicester 2 -2 1
17 Newcastle 2 -2 1
18 C Palace 2 -3 0
19 Burnley 2 -3 0
20 QPR 2 -5 0

Updated Wed, 27 Aug 2014

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