Ross Barkley has returned back to Everton after playing only 4 games for the Championship side Leeds United. Barkley who had a recent spell at Sheffield Wednesday before being called back by Moyes himself due to injuries Everton suffered in the run up to the Christmas fixtures.
Barkley joined Leeds in January and after playing only 4 games, the midfielder is still not guaranteed first team football.
Neil Warnock said yesterday that he was going to review the situation about whether to extend Barkley’s loan.
This in part was due to the fact that the Leeds manager was assessing other loan options.
“I spoke to David Moyes at Everton, United boss Neil Warnock told the club’s official website.
“He wants him to play and I couldn’t guarantee him that.
“He’s done well, he’s a smashing player, but he needs to play games and I can’t guarantee that.” according to The Express
Speaking to Evertontv upon his return, Barkley said: “It was good to get the experience during the month I was there.
“I’ve learnt a lot about the game this season so I feel like I’ve progressed.”
Earlier this term, Academy product Barkley spent two months on loan at Sheffield Wednesday, scoring four goals in 13 first-team outings.
He will now return to training at Finch Farm with immediate effect.