Everton captain Seamus Coleman suffered an awful looking injury against Leicester tonight & could be potential career-ending injury

Evertoncaptain Seamus Coleman was carried off on a stretcher just before half time in his side’s clash against relegation rivals Leicester.

The 34-year-old was challenged byBoubakary Soumare, with the Leicester player getting a yellow card.

As he was taken off on the stretcher Coleman was still attempting to gee up the Everton supporters.


Speaking onBBCRadio Five Live, formerManchester Cityplayer Michael Brown expressed concern that Coleman may have suffered an anterior cruciate ligament injury.

Brown said: ‘It doesn’t look good [for Coleman].

Soumare just ran into the side of his shin and it could be an ACL injury.’

Coleman was replaced by Nathan Patterson in the fifth minute of stoppage time at the end of the first half.

The news regarding Coleman will be of concern to Everton as they look to avoid relegation.

Following the game against Leicester, Everton have four more games remaining this season – against Brighton, Manchester City, Wolves and Bournemouth.

Coleman has been at Everton since 2009 and has made over 400 appearances for the club.

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