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Antolin Alcaraz

31-Year-Old Defender     Everton  Premier

Birthdate:  July 30, 1982    Birthplace:  San Roque González de Santa Cruz, Paraguay    Nationality:  Paraguay    Height:  6' 2"    Weight:  181 lbs    Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed a two-year deal with Everton in July 2013.

February 19, 2014    Antolin Alcaraz News

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Alcaraz (leg) has regained his fitness and has a good chance to be in the lineup when Everton face Chelsea on Saturday, the Liverpool Echo reports. Alcaraz has played in just three Premier League matches as he has dealt with groin injuries and muscle fatigue all season. He now looks like he could be ready to get more playing time for the Toffees.

Alcaraz has provided very little fantasy value in his brief appearances as he has yet to collect a clean sheet and has attempted just one shot. His value for the rest of the season will come from Everton's chances of keeping a clean sheet, should he see regular playing time upon his return.

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Antolin Alcaraz: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

January 31, 2014

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Alcaraz has been ruled out for Saturday's match against Aston Villa due to a recurrence of his muscle fatigue, the Liverpool Echo reports.

Alcaraz played a full 90 minutes against Liverpool on Tuesday, but the muscle fatigue that held him out of the previous three games returned. Manager Roberto Martinez said Alcaraz will be out for "a while," which only adds fuel to the fire that is burning the Everton back four, with Sylvain Distin and Seamus Coleman also out with injuries.

January 28, 2014

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Alcaraz was in the starting XI and played all 90 minutes of Tuesday's 0-4 loss to Liverpool.

Alcaraz hadn't played since January 1 and was making only his third Premier League appearance of the season. There have been some injuries to the Everton back four, which means he could see a few more starts in the near future.

January 12, 2014

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Alcaraz is expected to be sidelined for the next two weeks due to muscle fatigue, according to Goal.com.

Alcaraz was returning from a hernia problem he had in the pre-season, and he wasn't able to gradually increase his minutes on the pitch due to various injuries in the Everton defensive front. He clearly did too much, too quickly, and he'll likely miss at least next matchweek's game against West Brom.

November 21, 2013

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Alcaraz has returned to full fitness after having surgery on his groin in the summer, but is likely to wait to return to match action until after Saturday's match against Liverpool, according to the Liverpool Echo. Everton manager, Roberto Martinez, told reporters "he would be ready to play part of the match Saturday, but the derby may be too intense for Antolin to make his comeback".

Alcaraz, who came to Everton on a free transfer from Wigan this summer, has yet to feature for his new club. The defender would have value as Everton have been on a roll keeping clean sheets as of late.

September 12, 2013

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Alcaraz (hamstring) has returned to first-team training but it not considered match fit yet, and he is not expected to play in Saturday's match against Chelsea, the Independent reports.

Alcaraz, who came to Everton on a free transfer from Wigan this summer, has yet to feature for his new club, although it sounds like he should be able to make an appearance in the coming weeks.

August 30, 2013

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Alcaraz (hamstring) has returned to training, but is still expected to sit out for Everton's match against Cardiff City on Saturday, according to Sky Sports.

Alcaraz has yet to play for his new squad as he recovers from an off-season hamstring injury.

August 16, 2013

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Antolin Alcaraz will miss Everton's match Saturday against Norwich City due to a hamstring injury, according to Sky Sports.

Alcaraz did not train much during the offseason and missed some time last season due to injury.