Luckless James McCarthy suffers apparent broken leg

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Everton midfielder James McCarthy will miss the rest of the season after suffering a double leg fracture in Saturday's 1-1 draw with West Brom.

We wish him a speedy recovery.

. McCarthy's leg snapped. Nearby players immediately reacted hysterically.

The global TV feed chose to pause the replays right as Rondon kicked McCarthy's leg, and right before it snapped.

After the incident, Everton said on Twitter that McCarthy had suffered "what looks like a broken leg", and the club confirmed the diagnosis after the game. His teammates and manager Alan Pardew attempted to console him while medical personnel attended to McCarthy.

The incident left Rondon in tears as the Republic of Ireland global received treatment on the pitch at Goodison Park.

The Irish worldwide has struggled with hamstring injuries over the past 18 months.

The news will resonate strongly with Ireland and Everton fans, following Seamus Coleman's leg break against Wales previous year.

The Pole made amends for his spurned opportunity just 60 seconds later as he lofted the ball over a napping Everton backline and into the path of Rodriguez, who coolly slotted past Jordan Pickford.

Coleman, still not fit enough for a return to the Everton first-team, watched the Toffees' clash with West Brom from a directors' box.

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