Everton manager Roberto Martinez has confirmed that midfielder Gareth Barry is likely to be in the starting line-up for the match against Swansea during the weekend. He has recovered sufficiently from the ankle injury that kept him out of finishing the 2-1 win over Cardiff. Barry has been an important player for Everton since coming from Manchester city on a loan deal. Everton are believed to be looking at the prospect of keeping him on a permanent basis. A number of loan players have been the key towards Everton challenging for a top four this season.
Everton manager Roberto Martinez has discovered that his association will work out with midfielder Gerath Berry till the end of the season though Martinez wants Barry to stay at Everton FC even after the end of the season.
Gareth Barry is enjoying a successful time out on loan at Everton and the impact made by the player of Manchester City has motivated the head coach Roberto Martinez on signing the midfielder on a permanent deal but will have to wait until the end of the season when Barry’s contract with City expires in the summer.
"Gareth has been vitally important in what we have achieved so far this season and I would like that to be the case for many, many years to come, but that is a conversation we are going to have in the summer," said the Everton manager.
The impressive start of the season that Everton is experiencing has made the 32 years old midfielder on loan in Everton Gareth Barry say that the team can finish the season in the top 4 spots of the Premier League.
So far Everton have won 7 out of the 14 matches played so far and only losing 1 game earning them the 5th spot and being one of the breakout clubs this season as they are ahead of Manchester United and Tottenham and are keeping the pressure on the top teams of the league.
Gareth Barry has come to Merseyside, but not to Liverpool as expected. He was heavily linked with a move to Liverpool back in 2008, but the move never materialised due to several reasons like the transfer fee.
He then subsequently moved to Manchester City where he enjoyed a few years in the sunshine. He even managed to win the Premier league title a few years ago. However, the arrival of Manuel Pellegrini has made him surplus to requirements. The South American manager decided to sign Fernandinho to play alongside Yaya Touré in the middle of the park.
Former Aston Villa and Manchester city midfielder Gareth Barry has revealed that he is already feeling at home at his new club Everton were years from now until the end of the season. Following the signing of Fernandinho, it was going to be clear the Barry is not part of the first-team at city.
This led to his loan move to Everton, who had just lost an influential midfielder in the form of Marouane Fellaini to Manchester United. This meant that the England midfielder was not only going to get regular first-team football, but he was also going to help Everton with his undoubted quality.
England winger Theo Walcott has said that he is confident about England's chances of securing a win over Montenegro in the crucial World Cup qualifying match. England are on the brink of qualifying for the 2014 World Cup, but they need to defeat Montenegro in order to do so. They are the main challengers for the top spot in the group. Walcott will not be involved in the match, as he is currently out with an injury. He is expected to return to first-team action in the next few weeks. He has said that it is definitely not a nice feeling to be injured and having to see important matches.
Arsenal has opened talks with Manchester City and England midfielder Gareth Barry over a possible summer switch from the Etihad to the Emirates Stadium.
The former Aston Villa man is entering into the final 12 months of his contract with the former Premier League champions and with no imminent contract talks on the agenda for City, Arsenal have sensed an opportunity to bring one of the pillars of City’s title winning squad of the 2011/12 season to North London as Arsene Wenger looks to bolster his midfield options.
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Manchester City defender Aleksandar Kolarov has said that he feels that his club is certainly the best team in the division, and they should be top of the table right now. City will be going into the Manchester Derby on Monday night trailing Manchester United by a massive 15 points.