Everton Injury News: The latest on Everton’s eight-man injury list which includes Calvert-Lewin, Pickford, Doucoure AND potential return dates.

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Everton injury news ahead of their Premier League fixture against Arsenal.

Everton injury news

Everton aim for their first victory of the 2022-23 Premier League season when they travel to Arsenal on Sunday.(photo: Getty Images)

Despite going unbeaten in their last four games, the Toffees have failed to take their results to the next level, remaining winless in the Premier League but supporters are encouraged by the progress Frank Lampard has made especially having held Liverpool to a goalless stalemate in the Merseyside derby last week.

The Toffees are winless in their six games so far. (photo: Getty Images)

Now Lampard will be hoping to finally get a triumph on the board but face a tall order against early leaders Arsenal.

Everton currently have several injury problems, but will be hoping to get good news, with some could even make the trip to the Emirates Stadium.

Here, we take a look at the injury situation at Goodison Park.

Dominic Calvert-Lewin. 

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Dominic Calvert-Lewin during the Everton Training Session at Finch Farm. (Photo: Getty Images)

The striker suffered a knee injury on the eve of the Premier League season. As a result, Calvert-Lewin has not made a single appearance this season.

Lampard confirmed after the derby that the England international was due to return to training this week.

He said: “Dominic will be training next week, we hope. At that point we’ll have good options.

“Dominic is a big player for us. I haven’t experienced him as much I would want but I experienced one of the best days of my life when he headed in that ball last year.

Calvert Lewin headed home the winner against Crystal Palace that saved Everton from relegation in the penultimate game of 2021/22.(photo: Getty Images)

“We understand what he can bring to the team. Hopefully we can get him fit and firing and then our options look stronger, naturally, because he’s an England striker.”

Potential return game – Arsenal (A), Sunday 11 September.

Abdoulaye Doucoure

The powerful midfielder sustained a hamstring injury in Everton’s 2-1 loss at Aston Villa in August and was back in training last Friday, although the Liverpool clash came too soon for him.

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Abdoulaye Doucoure backs in training ahead of Everton’s trip to North London. (Photo: Getty Images

Lampard said: “Doucoure trained today but it’s his first day of training with the group so he won’t be in the squad tomorrow.”

Potential return game – Arsenal (A), Sunday 11 September.

James Garner

Garner isn’t injured but has been lacking fitness after an uncertain few weeks before his move to Goodison Park.

On Garner’s condition, Lampard said after the Liverpool draw: “James has had a bit of two weeks of uncertainty leaving Manchester United and then coming to us.

“He hasn’t been able to train at a level. I spoke to him yesterday and he decided he needs at least a good week’s worth.

Potential return game – Arsenal (A), Sunday 11 September OR West Ham (H), Sunday 18 September.

Everton Injury News – Jordan Pickford

Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford faces a month on the sidelines after straining his thigh in Saturday’s Merseyside derby.

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The No.1 goalkeeper picked up a thigh injury against Liverpool. (photo: Getty Images)

A club statement said: “Jordan Pickford suffered a thigh injury against Liverpool on Saturday.

“The England international has undergone medical investigations this week and is not expected to return to action until after the next international break.”

Potential return game – Man Utd (H), Sunday 9 October.

Andy Lonergan

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The No.3 keeper reportedly has a knee injury. (photo: Getty Images)

The Athletic reports: “Lonergan should return after the international break.”

Potential return game – West Ham (H), Sunday 18 September.

Everton Injury News – Mason Holgate

The centre-back picked up a knee injury in Everton’s 1-1 draw at Brentford last month with Lampard hopeful that Holgate wouldn’t be unavailable for too long.

Ben Godfrey was spotted wearing a knee brace on the side of the pitch before the Merseyside derby. (Getty Images)

Lampard said: “He’s opened up his knee and felt some pain so we are going to scan it in the next day or so.

“The feeling is it will be weeks, maximum, we hope, but may take him out of the next couple of games. I don’t want to jump the gun too much on that but hopefully it’s not a really bad injury.”

Potential return game – Unknown.

Yerry Mina

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Yerry Mina receives treatment during Everton’s loss to Chelsea. (PIcture: Getty Images)

The Colombian defender sustained ankle ligament damage in the opening day-day defeat to Chelsea.

Lampard, via The Times, revealed that Mina would be unavailable for eight weeks.

That aligns with information on Everton’s website, which says the ex-Barcelona centre-back should be back to fitness in October.

Potential return game – Unknown.

Ben Godfrey

The England international was so unlucky when he fractured his leg making a robust tackle in the first half of the Chelsea loss.

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Ben Godfrey  stretchered off the pitch against Chelsea. (Photo/Getty Images)

The versatile defender spoke to Everton’s pre-match show before the Merseyside derby about his recovery.

Godfrey said: “Mentally, it’s tough. As players, football is all we know so for that to be taken away it’s difficult to deal with – but I’m lucky that I’ve got good people at the Club, my teammates, family, friends. Everyone has kept me going, reminding me that it’s only a temporary thing and I’ll be back soon.

“When will I be back? I’m playing it by ear. It’ll be a couple of months but I’m just taking each day at a time and when it’s right, it’ll be right.”

Potential return game – Unknown.

Andros Townsend

The winger sustained an ACL injury against Crystal Palace in March and has been unavailable since.

Speaking to talkSPORT at the end of June, Townsend said: “At the moment, I’m just in the gym, loading in the gym trying to strengthen the knee and the muscles around the knee.

“Hopefully, when pre-season starts, I’ll be back on the grass at some point then I’m still a few months away.

“The standard for an ACL injury is 6-9 months. I’m almost at three months so I’m either halfway or a third of the way through.”

Potential return game – Unknown.

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