Everton boss Martinez says Traore will play again this season

Everton boss Roberto Martinez insists striker Lacina Traore's season is not over. The on-loan AS Monaco centre-forward is recovering from a hamstring injury.

Everton boss Roberto Martinez insists striker Lacina Traore's season is not over.

The on-loan AS Monaco centre-forward is recovering from a hamstring injury.

"He is progressing really well and the signs are very good that we will see Lacina in an Everton shirt this season.

"He has had the first part of the treatment and his recovery is quicker than we expected, so we are very pleased.

"His attitude has been very much focused on coming back and playing before the season ends, which we are very much looking forward to," Martinez told the club website.

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