Gomes suffered a terrifying injury to Son’s unlucky tackle yesterday in a draw overshadowed by a tragic event for the Portuguese.
The horror injury saw Gomes receive support from all over the world. From his teammates to Barcelona, everyone wished him speedy recovery and health.
The Portuguese midfielder underwent surgery today following the fractured dislocation of his right ankle.
The news arrived directly from Everton, saying that Gomes is expected to miss the rest of the 2019/20 season.
“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.
“The Portugal international, who sustained the injury in yesterday’s Premier League fixture with Tottenham Hotspur, will now spend some time recovering in hospital, before returning to USM Finch Farm to start his rehabilitation under the guidance of the Club’s medical staff.
“The 26-year-old is expected to make a full recovery.
“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.”
💙 | A positive update on @aftgomes. 🙏
— Everton (@Everton) November 4, 2019
Former Barcelona midfielder joined Everton last summer on loan. After impressing in his first season, he signed a long-term deal with Toffees this summer.
Everton paid out around €25 million to the Catalans for Gomes’ contract.