James McCarthy could go on loan to West Brom as he prepares for return from leg-break

James McCarthy could go on loan to West Brom as he prepares for return from leg-break

James McCarthy could drop down to the Championship in an effort to step up his recovery from a double leg-break.

The Republic of Ireland midfielder hasn't played for Everton in a year following the horror injury at Goodison Park last season.

West Brom, fourth in the Championship, are believed to be interested in a loan deal for McCarthy.

Everton are keen to offer him game time to speed up his return.

McCarthy suffered his injury playing against West Brom last January.

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