Yerry Mina was forced off just before the hour mark in Everton’s goalless draw with Brighton on Monday night.
Mina looked to have sustained a muscle injury after stretching to make a challenge and was replaced by Alex Iwobi.
Asked about the issue after the game, Blues boss Carlo Ancelotti predicted that Mina would be out for two to three weeks.
Which games could Mina miss?
Ancelotti stressed that he is ‘not a doctor’, so couldn’t be sure at this early stage, but was certain that the Colombian international will not be fit for the visit of Spurs on Friday night.
Were to be ruled out for three weeks, he would also miss the games against Arsenal and Aston Villa.
The £18m-rated defender has started 20 of Everton’s 30 Premier League matches up to this point (via Transfermarkt), so that is a blow.
Elsewhere the news may be picking up though – top scorer Dominic Calvert-Lewin, first-choice goalkeeper Jordan Pickford and midfielder Allan are all expected to be back available for the Tottenham clash.
Here’s how fans reacted to the Mina news, passed on by the club’s official account, as one supporter called it ‘shock’ news while others joked they want the season to end now…
Everton fans lament latest injury setback
“Let’s just wrap up and come back next season….. this season is wrecking my head!!”
“He’ll be out all season. We’re everton”
“Make it stop”
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