Everton midfielder Andre Gomes may just play once more ahead of the top of the season after surgical procedure on his damaged ankle went smartly, his membership supervisor Marco Silva mentioned Thursday.
The 26-year-old Portuguese global suffered a fracture dislocation of the best ankle after being tripped through Tottenham Hotspur’s Son Heung-min in Sunday’s 1-1 draw.
Silva mentioned the scoop from the membership scientific workforce were mildly encouraging following Monday’s surgical procedure and recommended a go back may well be possible ahead of the top of the marketing campaign in mid-Might.
“It is not simple for us to provide a certain date about when he’ll go back,” Silva mentioned at his press convention forward of this weekend’s fit with fellow strugglers Southampton.
“What is in our thoughts and the comments I’ve from our scientific workforce is that it is conceivable we will be able to see Andre taking part in once more this season.
“After all, it is not one thing we’re 100 in keeping with cent certain about, however we now have excellent probabilities to do this.
“He’s sturdy, he’ll stay sturdy needless to say and can turn out to be more potent as a participant.”
Silva, whose facet are wanting issues and lie only one position above the relegation zone, mentioned he understood the misery of Son and Ivory Coast defender Serge Aurier.
Gomes fell awkwardly following the problem from Son and his momentum carried him into Aurier.
Son, whose crimson card was once rescinded on enchantment, was once visibly distraught whilst Aurier had to get replaced quickly afterwards because of being so dissatisfied.
“Sure, I believe he (Gomes) gained a textual content message or one thing like that from Son,” mentioned Silva.
“After all that was once a more difficult second for Andre, needless to say, than the entire others at the pitch.
“The hardest second was once for Andre, however after all for the 2 gamers who have been concerned, first Son and after, Aurier, it was once actually difficult as smartly.”