Thursday 13 December 2018

Yannick Bolasie set to return to training with Everton

Everton winger Yannick Bolasie is set to return to training next week.
Everton winger Yannick Bolasie is set to return to training next week.

Everton are set to be boosted by the long-awaited return to training of winger Yannick Bolasie.

The DR Congo international, who has made just 15 appearances for the club since a £25million move from Crystal Palace in the summer of 2016, has not played since December 4 last year after a cruciate knee ligament injury which has required two operations.

However, the 28-year-old is set to rejoin his team-mates at the club's Finch Farm training complex next week, although he does not have a target for a return to competitive football.

"I haven't set a date yet for that return. I can't really say right now," Bolasie told Sky Sports News.

"I'm back in on Monday at Everton. I'm probably going to be integrated with the team then, but comeback I don't know.

"I want to make sure I'm feeling good. It's not just my name on my shirt on the pitch; I want to make sure it's me."

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