Fractured toe for Everton's Barkley
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Everton's rising star Ross Barkley has sustained a fractured toe.

The 20-year-old midfielder sustained the injury during the FA Cup third-round win over Queens Park Rangers and sat out Saturday's 2-0 defeat of Norwich City in the Premier League.

In a statement, Everton said that Barkley had a "small fracture" and was likely to be out of action for between three and six weeks.

Everton left-back Baines spent a month out of action prior to Christmas after picking up a similar injury.

Barkley has been one of the breakthrough stars of the current Premier League season and has been tipped for a place in the England squad for 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™.