Everton midfielder Steven Pienaar will miss the start of the Premier League season because of a hamstring injury.
The 33-year-old suffered the setback during a training session, manager Roberto Martinez said.
Pienaar was troubled by injuries throughout last season, making only 11 appearances because of groin and knee problems.
Martinez said he had to send the former South Africa captain home early from their preseason trip to Scotland in order to get treatment.
Pienaar's injury kept him out of Sunday's...