Fifa will cover injured Seamus Coleman’s wages

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FIFA will pay Everton defender Seamus Coleman’s wages during his recovery from a broken leg sustained in a World Cup qualifier on Saturday.

The Republic of Ireland international fractured the tibia and fibula in his right leg following a poor challenge from Neil Taylor in the goalless draw with Wales.

Taylor went into the home team’s dressing room after the Group D clash in Dublin to apologise for his tackle, and Coleman underwent surgery later that same day.

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The 28-year-old is facing roughly a year on the sidelines, with world football’s governing body set to cover his wages at Goodison Park – believed to be around £45,000 a week.

Clubs are allowed to claim up to £112,731 of a player’s weekly wages if the injury is suffered on international duty, as per FIFA’s Club Protection Programme.


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