Martinez provides Everton fans with a positive injury update

Everton manager Roberto Martinez expects Aiden McGeady to be back soon.

Everton manager Roberto Martinez has confirmed that Aiden McGeady is edging closer to fitness at his press conference earlier today.

McGeady has been out of action since January with a knee injury, but it seems that he will be in the first-team again soon.

Martinez says that the Republic of Ireland international is back training on grass again and should be available for selection in the near future.

The news of McGeady's return is set to boost Everton, as they are in need of having all their attacking options available to them for the final part of the season.

McGeady's inconsistent performances throughout the campaign have drawn criticism, but he is unquestionably a match-winner on his day and adds another dimension to Everton's attack.

A natural dribbler with an ability to score breathtaking goals, when on form McGeady can be a real danger, but he has not found his optimum performance levels for some time. 

He will be required to get back to his best when he does return to fitness, though, as Everton are in danger of falling into a relegation fight.

The Toffees have had a string of poor results and they need to gain a few more points before they can feel certain of retaining their Premier League status. 

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