Andre Gomes Thanks Everton Supporters And Colleagues After Surgery

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After his season-ending ankle injury, Andre Gomes has spoke out publicly for the first time. The midfielder thanked Everton supporters for all the support.

Written By Daniel Arambur | Mumbai | Updated On:
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Everton midfielder Andre Gomes was on the receiving end of a nasty tackle from Tottenham Hotspur star Son Heung-Min at Goodison Park on the weekend. In a bid to win the ball against the Evertonian in the Premier League tie, Son unleashed a rather rash tackle on Gomes as he came running in from behind. Serge Aurier came charging on Gomes from the other direction and the whole situation resulted in a nasty collision. Gomes ended up fracturing his ankle in this freak accident and now faces a lengthy spell on the sidelines. 

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Andre Gomes issues thanks to supporters and well-wishers!

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Post the freak accident, Son appeared to be distraught as he had tears running down his cheeks. Aurier, who was also part of the incident, was also pictured praying after he seen Gomes' condition on the pitch. The Euro 2016 winner received a lot of support and positive motivation post the injury on social media from fans and colleagues. Andre Gomes is expected to make a full recovery ahead of the start of next season.

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Earlier, Everton offered an injury update on Andre Gomes' condition

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Meanwhile, Son Heung-Min returned to action on Wednesday night as his Tottenham side won by four goals in their UEFA Champions League encounter against Red Star Belgrade away from home. The Korean forward scored a brace but refused to make any extravagant celebrations out of respect for Gomes. A true gentleman!

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