The Everton midfielder fractured the fifth metatarsal on his left foot against Sheffield United at the start of March, having only recently returned from an 11-week lay-off with a knee injury, and is now eyeing a berth in Graham Arnold´s team for the opening Asian Cup game against Oman on July 8.
"I don´t want to get ahead of myself too much, but I´m quietly confident, I´m happy," Cahill told The Sydney Morning Herald. "Before I left England, there was quite a bit of a gap between the bone and the pin [in his foot], but these X-rays show a massive improvement. If anything, the bone looks as though it´s healed over 80%."
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