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Ben Godfrey called for treatment immediately and received air during the eight-minute delay

Everton defender Ben Godfrey has been taken to hospital to have a lower leg injury assessed which he suffered in Saturday’s defeat by Chelsea.

Godfrey, 24, sustained the injury in the 10th minute after tackling Kai Havertz, who was through on goal.

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He received treatment for eight minutes before being stretchered off.

Everton also lost centre-back Yerry Mina to injury in the second half, with the Colombian seen clutching his leg after an innocuous incident.

Chelsea won the game 1-0 with Jorginho’s first-half penalty the difference.