What does Seamus Coleman return mean for Cuco Martina?

Cuco Martina of Everton during the UEFA Europa League group E match between Everton FC and Olympique Lyon at Goodison Park on October 19, 2017 in Liverpool, United Kingdom.

Is Cuco Martina on borrowed time at Everton following Sam Allardyce's update on Seamus Coleman?

Seamus Coleman of Everton during the Premier League match between Everton and Hull City at Goodison Park on March 18, 2017 in Liverpool, England.

Sam Allardyce told Everton's annual meeting on Wednesday that Seamus Coleman is back in training.

The Irish right-back has been missing for 10 months following a double leg break on international duty, but Allardyce confirmed he is closing in on a return.

It's great news for Everton and indeed Coleman, but it's not great news for one Toffees signing: Cuco Martina.

Seamus Coleman of Everton arrives at the stadium ahead of the UEFA Europa League Qualifying Play-Offs round first leg match between Everton FC and Hajduk Split at Goodison Park on August...

The former Southampton right-back will surely struggle to get a game under Allardyce when Coleman is fully fit again.

Jonjoe Kenny has impressed on the right-hand side in his absence, but the Everton boss could and should move the youngster across to left-back when Coleman returns.

Cuco Martina of Everton in action during the Premier League match between Everton and Burnley at Goodison Park on October 1, 2017 in Liverpool, England.

That switch would see Martina relegated to the bench and Leighton Baines's return would push him even further down the pecking order at Goodison Park.

The 28-year-old, a Bosman signing from Southampton, hasn't done horrendously bad for the Toffees on either flank, but he hasn't done brilliant either and the return of two tried-and-tested figures will probably render him as unimportant.

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