Premier League - Everton's Arteta tears hamstring

Thu, 10 Mar 16:00:00 2011

Everton have confirmed midfielder Mikel Arteta sustained a grade two tear to his hamstring during the 1-1 draw with Birmingham.

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Arteta had to be substituted within the first 10 minutes of the match at Goodison Park having pulled up with the injury while in a chase with Sebastian Larsson.

The club are not yet able to give any further details about how long the Spanish playmaker might be out for.

Match Highlights: Everton 1-1 Birmingham

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