£27m Everton striker Cenk Tosun provides injury update

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JANUARY 18: Cenk Tosun of Crystal Palace looks on during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Crystal Palace at Etihad Stadium on January 18, 2020 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Everton striker Cenk Tosun has released his first photo to the public following his knee operation.

The Turkey international’s six-month loan deal with Crystal Palace was cut short after suffering a knee ligament injury during training with the London based club.

Tosun subsequently underwent knee surgery and isn’t expected to return to first-team football for another six months.

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The 29-year-old is expected to miss Euro 2020, depending on whether the competition goes ahead this summer.

Everton signed Tosun from Besiktas for £27 million back in January 2018.

Tosun broke his silence on social media by sharing a photo on Instagram stories of himself in crutches.

Cenk Tosun has provided three assists and score two goals in 13 appearances in all competitions this season.

The Turkey international made a positive start to his Crystal Palace spell with a goal against Manchester City.

The Premier League has been put on hold due to the spread of the Coronavirus in recent weeks.