Martinez fears Everton star suffered serious injury in Merseyside derby

first_img Kevin Mirallas lies injured at Anfield 1 Roberto Martinez fears Kevin Mirallas’ hamstring injury is a serious one.The Belgian attacker pulled up during the Merseyside derby draw at Anfield on Saturday.Everton are still waiting to discover the full extent of the problem but Martinez admits he is concerned Mirallas could be facing a lengthy spell on the sidelines.The Toffees boss told evertontv: “We had a few scans and we are going to carry on today. It isn’t a straightforward diagnosis but obviously the signs are not great.“We are going to make sure we are clear with the problem. It’s not normal when Kevin Mirallas feels something like that and has to come off in the game. We know then that it is something serious.“He has always been a very fit boy who is always ahead of schedule and we hope this time it is going to be exactly the same.”Everton are also still to assess whether Seamus Coleman, Sylvain Distin and Steven Pienaar will be fit to travel for Thursday’s Europa League group game at FK Krasnodar.last_img


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