James McCarthy will miss Everton's clash with Liverpool due to injury
The Toffees midfielder is out of Saturday's Merseyside derby against Liverpool and faces a lay off of "several weeks" after aggravating a hamstring complaint while on duty with Ireland.
But Everton are unhappy having told him he could have made the derby had he stayed with them only for him to go against their medical department's advice.
Everton have lost Seamus Coleman for the rest of the season after he suffered a double leg break
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McCarthy, who has recent history of hamstring problems, pulled out of the international on the eve of the match after struggling in training.
Everton's clear annoyance was compounded by losing Seamus Coleman for the rest of the season with a leg break in the same match.
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Morgan Schneiderlin also looks set to miss Everton's clash with Liverpool due to injury
And also by the injury to defensive midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin, who suffered a calf niggle against Hull City.
The Frencham also looks set to miss the Merseyside derby at Anfield on Saturday (12:30pm).