Andros Townsend of Everton will no longer play football for the rest of the 2021-2022 season

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A big blow for Everton football club has one of the club’s summer signings, Andros Townsend will be sidelined for the rest of the 2021-2022 season due to a knee injury.

Everton coach, Frank Lampard had no choice but to substitute the 30-year-old English right-winger during an FA Cup quarter-final game against Crystal Palace on Sunday, March 20, 2022.

Then, the nature of Townsend’s injury was not clear, and had to go through a scan. The scan result showed that the English footballer damaged his anterior cruciate ligament.

According to a statement from the relegation-threatened club, Andros Townsend would have to undergo surgery to treat the knee injury.

Townsend’s absence is a big blow for coach Frank Lampard and Everton as a whole. Before Andros Townsend was injured, the club’s center-back Yerry Mina had injured his quad.

The Colombian defender is expected to continue his recovery process for the next 8 weeks which means that he might not be available until the end of the season.

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Aside from the aforementioned players, Everton are lacking the services of Tom Davies (battling hamstring injury), and Allan (serving a three-match ban).

These players are out at a point Everton needed them the most. Note that Everton are currently sitting on the 17th spot on the league table with 25 points in 27 games, three points away from the relegation zone.

What is Andros Townsend’s contract with Everton

Andros Townsend

Andros Townsend signed a two-year contract with Everton on July 20, 2021. According to reports, the 30-year-old English footballer is earning £48,000 per week, £2,496,000 per year at the Merseyside club.

If this report is anything to go by, it means that Townsend accepted a pay cut to join Everton from Crystal Palace on a free transfer. Available information showed that he was earning £58,528 per week when he was at Crystal Palace.

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So far this season, Andros Townsend has managed scored 7 goals and provided four assists in 27 games in all competitions for Everton.

Who is the girlfriend of Andros Townsend?

Andros Townsend and his lover Hazel O'Sullivan.
Andros Townsend and his lover Hazel O’Sullivan.

Andros Townsend is currently in a serious relationship with an Irish model, Hazel O’Sullivan. They have been dating since they met at the O2 Arena in 2013.

The relationship between Townsend and Hazel O’Sullivan has produced a baby girl named Aria Valentina Townsend.

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