Fulham boss Chris Coleman has insisted that midfielder Sean Davis still has a future with the Premiership side after his £5.5m move to Everton collapsed on Monday.

The deal broke down when the 23-year-old was unable to take the second half of his medical due to medial ligament injury to his right knee.

Davis, out for a month already, is likely to be sidelined for another four weeks after picking up the injury in a pre-season friendly against Austrian side ASK Voitsburg.

Coleman told the club website: “The deal with Everton is off and Sean’s back here with us.

“The bottom line is he’s still a Fulham player and he’ll now be working hard to recover from his knee injury.

“It’s now down to him to start showing some form, if and when selected, and if he does that we’ll welcome his contribution.”

Meanwhile Claudio Reyna’s move from Sunderland to Fulham has hit a delay.

The American – earmarked as Davis’ replacement – was set to sign early this week.

But his Paul Stretford of the Proactive Sports Group, which represents both Reyna and Davis, revealed the futures of both clients were not under discussion.

Stretford said: “Everything’s on a 24-hour stand-off at the moment and nothing been settled yet.”

The Toffees could revive their interest in Davis in the January transfer window or turn their attention to Rangers captain Barry Ferguson.