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James Rodriguez 'is struggling with a TESTICLE injury' and is having to use a pressure-treatment therapy machine - with Everton's star playmaker unable to use ice to reduce the bruising

Everton star James Rodriguez has reportedly been suffering with a testicle injury since the Merseyside derby.

The Colombia international played the full 90 minutes against rivals Liverpool on October 17, which ended as a 2-2 draw, but he sustained bruising in a challenge with Virgil van Dijk.

Rodriguez has been recovering from a testicle injury by using a pressure-treatment therapy machine, according to Marca Colombia.

James Rodriguez recovering from testicle injury by using pressure-treatment therapy machine
The Everton playmaker sustained bruising in a challenge with Liverpool's Virgil van Dijk

The report states that the playmaker has been using a device called NormaTec to help reduce bruising as ice is unable to be used.