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​Martinez: Everton can cope with Baines loss

Everton boss Roberto Martinez says the club have the strength in depth at left-back to cope during Leighton Baines' period on the sidelines with an ankle injury.

"We hope that Leighton's ankle reacts well but it's not good news because it's an area where he had a previous injury and you feel as though you can see light at the end of the tunnel after a long period not being available," he said.

"It's a setback but we want Leighton to get back on the pitch refreshed and this period is going to help his desire to come back."

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