Everton have confirmed Andre Gomes’ surgery went “extremely well” after the midfielder underwent a procedure on a fracture dislocation to his right ankle on Monday.
The 26-year-old was stretchered out of the Blues 1-1 draw with Spurs on Sunday evening at Goodison Park after picking up a serious injury following a challenge by Heung-Min Son, which saw the visiting forward sent off.
Players from both sides were visibly distraught as the Portuguese international left the pitch and was rushed to Aintree hosptial, where he had surgery on Monday.
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A statement from the Blues read: “Everton Football Club can confirm Andre Gomes underwent surgery to repair a fracture dislocation to his right ankle earlier today and the procedure went extremely well.
“On behalf of Andre, the club would like to thank all Everton supporters and members of the wider football family for the overwhelming messages of support we have received since yesterday’s match.”
Supporters, former Blues and lots of the wider football community have been sending their well-wishes to the midfielder over the past 24 hours.