Everton damage blow: Gylfi Sigurdsson may miss remainder of the season and World Cup with knee ligament harm


Everton midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson is to see a specialist on Monday amid issues his season has been ended by a knee damage which may additionally put his World Cup participation unsure.

The Iceland worldwide performed the total 90 minutes of the 2-0 win over Brighton at Goodison Park on Saturday nevertheless it has emerged he could have broken ligaments.

Sigurdsson is because of have the issue assessed on Monday night however may very well be out for the remainder of Everton’s marketing campaign, which might throw into doubt his possibilities of that includes in Iceland’s first World Cup in Russia this summer time.

His brother Olafur Mar Sigurdsson has spoken to Icelandic media through which he claims the joint of the correct knee is broken.

“It is anticipated the 28-year-old Icelandic international could be sidelined for several weeks but it will only be after consulting with the specialist that a definitive time frame will be known,” stated a press release from Everton.

The £45million club-record signing endured a troublesome begin to his Toffees profession having moved from Swansea in the summertime as his struggles had been matched by the group’s.

His fortunes have improved since Sam Allardyce changed Ronald Koeman in late November, scoring 5 of his seven objectives in his 17 matches since then.

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