Everton provide Beto and Dominic Calvert-Lewin injury update after sickening blow - 'can't say more'

Idrissa Gueye, Ashley Young and Dwight McNeil of Everton check on teammate Beto after he goes down with an injury after competing for the ball with Morgan Gibbs-White of Nottingham Forest during the Premier League match between Everton FC and Nottingham Forest at Goodison Park on April 21, 2024 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)Idrissa Gueye, Ashley Young and Dwight McNeil of Everton check on teammate Beto after he goes down with an injury after competing for the ball with Morgan Gibbs-White of Nottingham Forest during the Premier League match between Everton FC and Nottingham Forest at Goodison Park on April 21, 2024 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)
Idrissa Gueye, Ashley Young and Dwight McNeil of Everton check on teammate Beto after he goes down with an injury after competing for the ball with Morgan Gibbs-White of Nottingham Forest during the Premier League match between Everton FC and Nottingham Forest at Goodison Park on April 21, 2024 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images) | Getty Images
Everton injury news on Dominic Calvert-Lewin and Beto after the 2-0 win over Nottingham Forest.

Sean Dyche revealed that Beto’s current situation is as positive as it can be after his sickening blow in Everton’s victory over Nottingham Forest.

The Toffees earned a 2-0 triumph at Goodison Park to move five points above the Premier League relegation zone. Idrissa Gana Gueye and Dwight McNeil were on target either side of half-time.

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However, Everton’s win was marred by Beto being stretchered off in stoppage-time. The striker clashed heads with Morgan Gibbs-White and was knocked unconscious before being treated for several minutes on the field. He was then taken to hospital.

Speaking at his post-match press conference, Everton manager Dyche said on Beto’s condition: “Currently pleasing at this moment. I can’t say more than that other than he came around and understands what’s going on. That’s a good early sign after a serious knock.

“Fantastic from the medical team, how quickly they reacted on all parties to make so sure he’s safe. We hope for news in the next 24-48 hours.”

Meanwhile, Dominic Calvert-Lewin was forced off in the second half. The striker, back in the starting line-up after a hamstring injury, received treatment in the second half and then carried on before being withdrawn. Dyche said that Calvert-Lewin suffered a knock to his knee.

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“I think it’s a knock,” added Dyche. “We had to be a little bit cautious in taking him off. He got a knock more than anything so we’re hopeful on that.”

Everton return to action when they face Liverpool in the Merseyside derby on Wednesday evening.

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