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Darron Gibson

27-Year-Old Midfielder     Everton  Premier

Republic of Ireland

STATUS:  Out   INJURY:  Foot    EST. RETURN:  Unknown
Birthdate:  October 25, 1987    Birthplace:  Londonderry, Northern Ireland
Nationality:  Republic of Ireland    Height:  6' 0"    Weight:  198 lbs    

July 31, 2015    Darron Gibson News

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Gibson (foot) has been progressing in his recovery and could return by the end of August.

Gibson suffered a broken metatarsal back in April and has been unable to participate in any preseason tours. Even when he's fully fit, Gibson doesn't figure to get enough playing time to make a significant fantasy impact in most formats.

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Darron Gibson: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

July 7, 2015

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Gibson continues to recover from a broken bone in his foot, but he will not travel for the Barclays Asia Cup.

Gibson is expected to be fit around the new season opener, though his fantasy prospects are fairly limited even when he's fully healthy.

April 10, 2015

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Despite his season being over due to a broken metatarsal, Everton are hopeful of offering Gibson a contract extension, reports the Daily Mail.

Everton manager Roberto Martinez is trying to assure Gibson of his spot in the club despite his injury troubles in the past year. The defender still has 12 months remaining on his current contract.

April 7, 2015

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Gibson is unlikely to play again this season after fracturing his fifth metatarsal during training last Friday, though he will not require surgery, manager Roberto Martinez said Thursday.

Martinez did not guarantee that Gibson would miss the rest of the season, but he surely wasn't optimistic about a quick return either. Given his relatively reduced role anyway, Gibson's absence isn't likely to affect many fantasy owners.

April 4, 2015

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Gibson (groin) is not in the 18-man squad to face Southampton on Saturday.

Gibson only rejoined full team training Thursday and seemed like a long-shot to face the Saints. His next opportunity will come next Saturday against Swansea City.

April 2, 2015

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Manager Roberto Martinez said Thursday that Gibson (groin) has not rejoined full squad training, but he still might be available for Saturday's match against Southampton.

Gibson has been bothered with injuries for much of the past two seasons, and even when he's fully fit, he's a marginal fantasy option in most formats.

August 19, 2014

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Gibson continues to work on his fitness following a long period out with a knee injury. "Darron is working really well and is building some better fitness levels," manager Roberto Martinez said Tuesday. "We need to make sure after a long spell on the sidelines that all the work we are doing is allowing him to be fully fit."

Gibson had surgery on his torn ACL back in October 2013 and he still hasn't been able to play in a competitive match. Even when he does return to full fitness, his fantasy upside is limited.

May 9, 2014

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Gibson (knee) continues to train with the first team, but he is unlikely to play in Sunday's season-finale against Hull City, the club's official web site reports.

Gibson's lone appearance this season came back on October 5 against Manchester City and he'll now look to come back at 100 percent next season.