Everton news: Andre Gomes given three-match ban by FA after stamping on Aleksandar Mitrovic
Everton’s Andre Gomes is to miss the club’s next three matches after accepting a Football Association charge of violent conduct.
The Portuguese midfielder appeared to stamp on Fulham striker Aleksandar Mitrovic in stoppage time in an incident which was not seen by referee Lee Probert.
A statement on the FA website read: “Andre Gomes will miss Everton’s next three matches after accepting a charge of violent conduct.
“This followed an incident that was not seen by the match officials but caught on video during the 95th minute of the Premier League fixture against Fulham on Saturday.”
Gomes will miss games against Manchester United, Crystal Palace and Burnley. He will be eligible to return against Tottenham on the final day of the Premier League season.
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The suspension will come as blow for Everton boss Marco Silva as the midfielder has been a standout performer for the Toffees this season.
Since moving to Goodison Park on loan from Barcelona, Gomes has scored one goal and added an assist in 25 league matches.
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