Carlo Ancelotti confirms James Rodriguez will miss the Southampton game


Everton manager Carlo Ancelotti has validated that James Rodriguez and Seamus Coleman will miss the game against Southampton this weekend.

James Rodriguez got an injury early on in the Merseyside Derby after a take on from Virgil van Dijk and Seamus Coleman will be out for 2 or 3 weeks.

“Unfortunately, James had a problem during the game [against Liverpool],” Ancelotti stated to Sky Sports.

“He had a mistimed tackle with Virgil van Dijk at the beginning of the game and I think he will not be available for the game against Southampton.”

The Toffees are already without Richarlison who was dispatched for a negligent deal with on Thiago Alcantara and it will be intriguing to see how the Everton attack manages the lack of these players.

Rodriguez has remained in marvelous form since his move to Goodison Park and he will definitely be missed out onagainst Southampton He has been the team’s main developer up until now this season and the likes of Iwobi, Sigurdsson and Gomes will need to step up in his lack.

The Colombian has 3 goals and 3 assists in his 5 Premier League appearances up until now.

Richarlison will be abig miss as well The Brazilian is outstanding at scoring and developing possibilitiesgoals His

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