Wigan fans react as Everton loanee Antonee Robinson suffers injury

Antonee Robinson of Wigan Athletic and Ebere Eze of Queens Park Rangers during the Sky Bet Championship match between Queens Park Rangers and Wigan Athletic at Loftus Road on August 25,...

A number of Wigan Athletic fans have taken to Twitter to comment on the news that the Everton loanee is set to be out until the new year.

Antonee Robinson of Wigan Athletic and Ebere Eze of Queens Park Rangers during the Sky Bet Championship match between Queens Park Rangers and Wigan Athletic at Loftus Road on August 25,...

A number of Wigan fans have taken to Twitter to react after Paul Cook suggested, in comments by the Liverpool Echo, that Everton loanee Antonee Robinson is likely to be out for the next 10 weeks.

The Toffees youngster has been on loan with the Latics since the summer, making 15 appearances in the Championship. But it appears that he will not make another for a while.

 

The 21-year-old sustained an ankle injury on international duty that ruled him out of the friendly with England at Wembley. And Cook has now suggested that Wigan now want a new left-back in January with Robinson likely to be sidelined for a significant period.

"Jedi had an operation and will be out for around 10 weeks but I was very happy with how Kal Naismith filled in for him on Saturday," Cook said, as reported by the Liverpool Echo.

Antonee Robinson of Wigan Athletic clears the ball under pressure from Marley Watkins of Bristol City during the Sky Bet Championship match between Wigan Athletic and Bristol City at DW...

"We do have a genuine need for a left back come January and that's something we're already looking at."

Interestingly, the Wigan supporters do not appear to be overly disappointed with the news. Robinson has looked lively during his time at the DW Stadium, but it appears that some are unconvinced.

Leighton Baines of Everton during the Premier League match between Everton and Southampton at Goodison Park on May 5, 2018 in Liverpool, England.

One supporter has been incredibly critical of Robinson's form. And while some have asked for a move for free agent Ashley Cole following his release from LA Galaxy, another name has also been mentioned a couple of times.

At Robinson's parent club, Leighton Baines is struggling for game-time, and some Wigan fans have suggested that Cook asks Everton if they could bring him back more than 11 years after his departure.

Here is the best of the reaction to Cook's comments on Robinson...

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