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Everton boss Marco Silva hopes an ankle harm sustained by influential midfielder Andre Gomes within the goalless draw with Crystal Palace is “not too serious”.
Gomes was enjoying his first match as a fully-fledged Everton participant after the membership agreed a £22m deal to make final season’s mortgage transfer from Barcelona everlasting over the summer time.
However the Portugal worldwide’s afternoon got here to a untimely finish at Selhurst Park following an innocuous problem by Palace midfielder James McArthur in direction of the tip of the primary half.
The 26-year-old immediately appeared in discomfort as he clambered to his ft and regardless of attempting his utmost proceed, Gomes was withdrawn in first-half added time, leading to an earlier-than-expected debut for summer time signing Jean-Phillipe Gbamin.
“We hope it’s not too serious,” Silva informed reporters at his post-match press convention.
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“Let’s examine over the subsequent few hours and see how he reacts.
“The medical workers will do the examination after which we might want to know extra however let’s hope it isn’t too severe.”
Gomes’ harm may give Silva a variety dilemma given new signing Fabian Delph is injured in addition to a forthcoming suspension for Morgan Schneiderlin, who was despatched off at Selhurst Park.
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