Irrespective of our allegiances, most football fans left horrified to see Andre Gomes go down in a crumpled heap during the Premier League match against Tottenham on November third.
Heung-min Son, who received a red card for his involvement only for it be rescinded later, was visibly distraught at Gomes’ injury.
Scans later confirmed that the Portuguese international had suffered a fracture-dislocation to his right ankle and it was feared that he could be out of action for the remainder of the season (Daily Mail).
However, just three months after the horrific incident, Gomes has already made a remarkable recovery and has started training with the Everton first team.
Toffees manager Carlo Ancelloti felt that the 26-year-old had made an amazing recovery and insisted that he could be back in the team for the match against Arsenal on February 23.
Speaking to the Daily Mail, he said: “The plan is to prepare him for the game against Arsenal. It is an amazing recovery but I don’t want to say more.
“I spoke with the player and he agreed, and the medical staff agreed, to have a plan to put him on the pitch against Arsenal.”
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This really is terrific news as I like most people was extremely worried for Gomes when the incident happened and didn’t think he would kick a ball again this season. The injury was such a freak one as Gomes was pushed into Son’s path by Aurier and the South Korean clearly had no intention of leaving one in.
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