Ben Godfrey is about to be out for a number of months after breaking his leg after 10 minutes of the season in Everton’s 1-0 defeat to Chelsea.
Everton additionally misplaced fellow centre-back Yerry Mina to an ankle damage on a dangerous opening day at Goodison Park when Godfrey was stretchered off and brought to hospital after being harm in a problem with Kai Havertz.
“It is a small fracture of his fibula bone. It will be months more than weeks, for sure, but I don’t know how long,” mentioned supervisor Frank Lampard. “We are thinking two or three months but that is a really quick assessment, With Yerry, I have got no idea. We are assessing that.”
Everton are enthusiastic about Wolves captain Conor Coady although Lampard is ready to see if defensive accidents will pressure him again into the switch market.
But he’s near strengthening his squad as Lille midfielder Amadou Onana, who has had a medical at Goodison Park, was within the administrators’ field as he appears set to finish a £33 million transfer.
“We are nearly there,” Lampard mentioned. “He is fantastically talented young player, great attributes. We have followed him for a long time and I think he is going be a really good player.”
Lampard felt Everton merited a degree, although they misplaced to his former membership due to a penalty that Abdoulaye Doucoure conceded and Jorginho transformed.
“I don’t think we deserved to lose,” Lampard mentioned. “In terms of both boxes and chances created I thought a draw would have been a fair result. I thought the performance was good. On another day you don’t lose the game.”