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Iceland's Sigurdsson in doubt for World Cup with knee injury

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may not be able to compete in this summer's World Cup, as his English (EPL) announced on Monday he had sustained a

Sigurdsson, who joined Everton in 2017 for a club record of 45 million pounds ($62.5 million), was hit in the knee during an game against Brighton & Hove Albion but was able to complete the game, reports

"will see a specialist this evening to determine a timeframe for recovery from the he sustained in Saturday's win over Brighton at Goodison," Everton said in a statement.

"It is anticipated that the 28-year-old Icelandic international could be sidelined for several weeks, but it will only be after consulting with the specialist that a definitive timeframe will be known," the club added.

In the worst possible scenario, Sigurdsson could miss the rest of the season as well as the World Cup, which is to take place from June 14 to July 15.

is to make its debut in Group D, which also features Argentina, and



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First Published: Mon, March 12 2018. 20:54 IST