Godfrey was out for three months with a fibula fracture


Everton defender Ben Godfrey will remain inactive, according to the club itself, some three months after successfully undergoing surgery on Monday for a fibula fracture suffered on Saturday against Chelsea, on the first day of the Premier League. On the other hand, former Barcelona defender Yerry Mina suffered an ankle ligament injury in the said match and will visit a specialist to find out the extent of it.

As for Godfrey, the injury came as a shock, will begin rehabilitation at the Finch Farm facilities under the care of Everton’s medical services. Injuries have plagued Frank Lampard’s team at the start of the season. Dominic Calvert-Lewin, a key player in Everton’s attack, will be out for six weeks.

It’s an Everton-Chelsea match (0-1 for the ‘blues’ at the end) marked by Godfrey’s serious injurieswho retired in the 18th minute, was replaced by Mason Holgate after the game was stopped for 7 minutes while the Everton defender was treated.

A bad move has occurred when the ball clearly crossed the baseline but the referee decided to let the action continue due to controversial VAR regulations. After a mistake by Jordan Pickford, Everton’s goalkeeper, Godfrey did everything to stop Kai Havertz from scoring and suffered a serious injury.

Source: La Verdad


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