The scan showed medial ligament, which is what we expected and thankfully there is no other damage there. He's actually progressing really well at the moment in his rehabilitation. These can be quite varied, anything from three to six weeks and hopefully he'll be on the shorter end of that.
Erik took a knock at Everton a few weeks ago, we are still monitoring things day by day and taking specialist advice.
A medial knee ligament problem for Thimothee Atouba, as expected, reports physio Dean Kenneally...