Everton star Deulofeu expected to miss up to 4 months
According to Everton boss Roberto Martinez, Spanish wingman Gerard Deulofeu may not be ready until the final 3rd of the season, meaning the Barca loanee could miss up to 4 months of the season.
The news is a massive blow to Everton as the highly rated teen sensation had just looked to have adapted to life in England and put in a number of very good performances, including a goal against Arsenal before injuring his hamstring in the draw against Fulham.
Roberto Martinez said: “Gerard’s injury is a negative. He’s a sprinter and he’s pulled his hamstring.
“We don’t know how big the tear is but we expect him to be out for a little bit of time.
“We have to be patient to get him ready for an important final third of the season.”
Deulofeu is expected to under go a scan to access the severity of the injury, but it is expected that he will be out for a few months at the very least.
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