Andre Gomes is ‘a warrior’ – Gueye sympathises with former Everton teammate

Andre Gomes is ‘a warrior’ – Gueye sympathises with former Everton teammate

Idrissa Gueye described former Everton teammate Andre Gomes as “a warrior” after the Portuguese midfielder suffered a serious ankle injury in the Toffees’ 1-1 Premier League draw with Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday.

The 26-year landed awkwardly after getting fouled by Heung-Min Son and collided with Serge Aurier.

Referee Martin Atkinson gave the former a straight red card, although replays showed the collision with Aurier was as much to blame for the incident.

Gueye took to Twitter to offer his well-wishes as the former Barcelona player makes what looks likely to be a long road to recovery.

“Wish you a fast recovery Andre Gomes. You are a warrior,” the 30-year Senegalese tweeted.

Gomes and Gueye played together at Everton last season, making a combined 64 competitive appearances, involving themselves in four goals.

Gueye moved to Paris-Saint-Germain this summer and has featured nine times in all competitions, scoring once.

After sitting out three games with a groin injury, the combative midfielder was back in PGS’s 2-1 loss at Dijon over the weekend.

Despite the setback, the French capital club remain seven points clear of Angers at the top of the Ligue 1 standings.

By: Kunle Fayiga

Goal.com

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