Boss Provides Pickford Injury Update

Carlo Ancelotti says Jordan Pickford will have a scan to determine the extent of the injury that forced him off during the first half of Everton's game against Burnley, though he thinks the goalkeeper "can recover soon". 

Pickford was replaced by Joao Virginia 43 minutes into Saturday's 2-1 defeat against the Clarets with an injury Ancelotti said is similar to the rib problem that forced the stopper to miss four games in a 12-day period earlier this year.

Everton welcome Manchester City in the FA Cup quarter-finals next Saturday before an international break that will see Pickford's England face San Marino, Albania and Poland in World Cup qualifiers. 

Asked how long Pickford could be absent, Ancelotti said: "We don't know. He had exactly the same problem he had last month when he was out for [four] games. I hope he's going to have a scan on Monday and we will see after the scan. 

"I hope that Jordan can recover soon. Of course, we have to see, we have to check. 

"I think it's not going to be a big, big problem because it is the same problem that he had [before]. 

"I think he can recover soon."

This video is for Season Ticket Holders, Official Members and 21/22 Hospitality Members

You need to log in to watch.

If you already have an Official Membership or 21/22 Season Ticket, just login to watch the video.

If you are interested in an Official membership, you can find out how to buy one here.

Also check out our streaming FAQs.

This content is available for free to Digital Members

Login or register to access

Free Digital Membership will provide you with the best possible experience when logged into the website, including access to the latest digital content.

Digital members will receive a monthly newsletter and get access to exclusive videos and regular member competitions offering money can’t buy prizes.

Your Digital account will also enable you to buy any tickets on general sale, and if you’re an Official member or Season Ticket Holder, the same login will allow you to access and manage your ticketing account.

To view this content you need to be a Season Ticket Holder, Hospitality Member or Official Member.

Login to watch or click below to buy an Official Membership

As well as access to live pre-season matches, Official Members receive a range of other benefits, including exclusive content and welcome pack.

MORE INFO - BUY A MEMBERSHIP - STREAMING FAQs

02:56 Sat 13 Mar 2021

ANCELOTTI LAMENTS EARLY EVERTON ERRORS AGAINST BURNLEY

Boss reflects on home defeat and discusses the injury to Jordan Pickford.