Bolton manager Owen Coyle is delighted that Gary Cahill has returned to training following a blood clot in his left arm.
The central defender could have an outside chance of facing Everton at Goodison Park on Saturday.
Coyle said: "It is terrific to have Gary back training with the group. We are all very pleased with his progress and we will keep monitoring him."
Cahill is determined to make an impact for Bolton and clinch a place in England's World Cup squad.
He said: "It is a case of working hard and getting back up to match sharpness. It is not the longest injury or illness so it has been easy to slot straight back in.
"But I am bound to lose a little bit of fitness because I have been out of the game. Hopefully I can play a part in the rest of the season."
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