Everton: Gylfi Sigurdsson’s Season Over And World Cup In Doubt After Suffering Knee Ligament Injury

Chris Wright

12th, March 2018

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The bad news for those of an Everton persuasion this morning is that it looks like the Toffees will have to do without Gylfi Sigurdsson for the remainder of the season.

The attacking midfielder sustained an injury during the 2-0 win over Brighton on Saturday but still managed to play on until the final whistle.

However, reports emanating from the Icelandic media are suggesting that Sigurdsson’s injury is more serious than first imagined, with season-ending knee ligament damage potentially on the cards.

The Liverpool Echo also have it that the attacking midfielder will meet a specialist today and is likely to miss the rest of the 2017/18 campaign, though “nothing is certain” yet:

Members of the Icelandic Press were briefed on Sigurdsson’s injury by his brother this morning.

There is nothing certain yet over the extent of the problem but more details are hoped to be obtained from a scan later today to fully determine the severity.

Depending on how much damage he’s done to himself, there’s also a chance Sigurdsson may be ruled out of World Cup this summer.

Not good. Not good at all.

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