Jack Rodwell could be on the verge of returning to Everton ending his unsuccessful 18 month spell at Manchester City.
Rodwell made the move from Goodison Park to the Etihad less than two years ago in a deal that was worth an initial £12million and reportedly was set to rise to around £15million.
But after just 14 Premier League appearances, including just 7 starts, Rodwell could be set to return to Everton in the summer.
Some reports even suggested that Roberto Martinez tried to bring him back sooner, with a January transfer window move failing after Manchester City's move for Fernando from Porto collapsed.
With Rodwell out of favour with new boss Manuel Pellegrini, Rodwell who turns 23 today, will be thankful of the potential lifeline that Martinez is throwing him.
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