Andre Gomes to Make Full Recovery After Surgery

Andre Gomes to Make Full Recovery After Surgery

Everton midfielder Andre Gomes is "expected to make a full recovery" after he had surgery to repair a fracture dislocation to his right ankle, his club have said.

The 26-year-old Portugal international suffered the injury during Sunday's 1-1 draw with Tottenham.

A club statement said the surgery on Monday "went extremely well".

Gomes will recover in hospital before starting his rehabilitation under the guidance of Everton's medical staff.

Everton's statement added: "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."

Cenk Tosun, who scored Everton's 97th-minute equaliser, said his team's players "nearly cried" in the dressing room after the game.

Everton manager Marco Silva backed Gomes to return stronger, and also praised his players for their response.

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