Everton midfielder Marouane Fellaini set to miss rest of season with ankle injury

16 February 2010 06:32
The 22-year-old Belgian was substituted in the Feb 6 fixture after a crunching tackle with Liverpool's Sotirios Kyrgiakos, who was sent off. [LNB]Everton manager David Moyes believes Fellaini will be absent for around six months, meaning he could return for the start of next season. [LNB] Related ArticlesEverton 2 Sporting Lisbon 1Moyes: Sporting clash 'cannot be typical British game'Moyes: play-off for fourth Champions League spot flawedEverton v Chelsea: previewGerrard's pride at Liverpool revivalEverton cast once more in red shadowMoyes said: "He's not good. He's going to have an operation. He's got a similar injury to Robin van Persie and it's probably going to keep him out for six months." [LNB]Arsenal striker Van Persie suffered ankle ligament damage in November, while on Holland duty, and has not yet returned to action. [LNB]

Source: Telegraph