As featured on NewsNow: Football news

Branthwaite blow deepens Everton injury crisis

Everton have suffered another injury blow with news about the fitness of Jarrad Branthwaite.

The defender came off during their game against Salford City with an injury.

The 18-year-old suffered an ankle problem 20 minutes into the match, a second round Carabao Cup tie.

Everton won the game, but manager Carlo Ancelotti will be worried about the injury.

Per the Liverpool Echo, the Toffees are targeting Fikayo Tomori from Chelsea on loan.

Michael Keane and Yerry Mina are among their only fit center backs at the moment.

About the author

Paul Vegas

Have your say
×

Subscribe and go ad-free

For only $10 a year

  1. Go Ad-Free
  2. Faster site experience
  3. Support great writing
  4. Subscribe now
Launch Offer: 2 months free
×

Subscribe and go ad-free

For only $10 a year

Subscribe now
Launch Offer: 2 months free