Everton's Muhamed Besic celebrates after scoring
Everton defensive midfielder Muhamed Besic has taken to social networking site Twitter to reveal that he will be out of action for six months.
The 23-year-old Bosnia and Herzegovina international will be on the sidelines due to a knee injury.
Besic suffered the injury during Wednesday’s Wayne Rooney testimonial match at Old Trafford.
The former Hamburg and Ferencvaros midfielder has taken to Twitter to state that he is devastated with the seriousness of the injury, with Everton fans responding to his message on the social networking site.
@Mo_Besic damn unlucky mate, keep your head up and come back firing— Pep (@PepsiFIFA12) August 5, 2016
@Mo_Besic get fit come back stronger you have had some bad luck with injuries ffs— Andy Nicholls (@nicx62) August 5, 2016
@Mo_Besic so unlucky mo Hope you make a speedy recovery, looking forward to seeing you back in blue stronger than ever— Seamus Lawless (@seamuslawless) August 5, 2016
Besic is a talented and promising defensive midfielder, but his career at Everton has been affected by injury problems.
Everton endured a disappointing 2015-16 season and failed to finish inside the top 10.
The Merseyside outfit will take on Tottenham Hotspur at Goodison Park in their first game of the 2016-17 Premier League campaign.
Ronald Koeman’s side will be aiming to challenge for a top-six finish in the Premier League this coming season.
General view outside Goodison Park