Everton Balls: Ross Barkley’s Missing Five Months Mystery
COMPARE and contrast the words of Everton manager Roberto Martinez talking about injured player Ross Barkley.
“His knee has reacted really well to treatment. It’s a medial ligament injury and we know that Ross, in terms of the power and the strength that he has in his body, he could easily react to treatment a lot better than other players. I don’t know where the figure of five months [in the papers] came from but obviously the extent of the injury is a little unsure at the moment because we don’t know how the next two weeks are going to develop…”
“We know it’s a partial tear but that could be anything between seven weeks and I’ve seen injuries like that that take four or five months.”
It’s a mystery, Roberto…