Many Everton fans have been left to bemoan an injury that Jordan Pickford has sustained which will mean that he will miss their next game.
As per the official website of the Goodison Park faithful, the former Sunderland ace has sustained an injury to his oblique abdominal muscle after he was forced off in the first half in their 2-1 home loss to Burnley in the Premier League last time out.
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As a consequence, he has been ruled out of the Merseyside club’s next game, which is at home to Manchester City in the FA Cup on Saturday evening.
If that match was not already going to be tough enough, Carlo Ancelotti’s team will now have to somehow find a way into the next round of the competition without their number one goalkeeper, just as he had been finding his best form of the season.
Everton fan reaction to Pickford injury
These Toffees supporters bemoaned the injury to Pickford on Twitter, with one Blues fan even going as far to say that the England international will be a ‘huge loss’:
“Dear god Virginia in goal for City let the hammering commence”
“This is probably one of our worst injury misses. A big problem but good luck to Virginia”
“Team’s falling to bits. Can’t remember the last time we fielded our strongest 11. Pickford and Doucoure out will be a huge loss for us now.”
“Hate to say it, but I can see us losing by a cricket score on Saturday.”
“Another injury blow, in a season that seems full of them for us”
“Love an injury us”
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