Everton's Gomes charged with violent conduct by FA
- The Football Association has announced Everton midfielder Andre Gomes has been charged after an incident in their defeat at Fulham.
Andre Gomes has been charged with violent conduct by the Football Association.
The Everton midfielder was involved in an incident not seen by match officials in his side's 2-0 Premier League defeat at Fulham on Saturday.
During added time, Gomes appeared to stamp on Fulham striker Aleksandar Mitrovic.
The FA confirmed on Monday that Gomes has 24 hours to respond.
[1/2] Everton’s André Gomes has been charged with violent conduct.— FA Spokesperson (@FAspokesperson) April 15, 2019
[2/2] This follows an incident in the 95th minute of the Premier League fixture against Fulham on Saturday [13/04/2019] that was not seen by the match officials but caught on video.— FA Spokesperson (@FAspokesperson) April 15, 2019
The midfielder has until 18:00 on Tuesday [16/04/2019] to respond to the charge.
Portugal international Gomes has impressed for the Toffees since joining on loan from Barcelona last August.
The 25-year-old has made 26 Premier League appearances and boss Marco Silva has said he is keen on sealing a permanent deal for the player.