James McCarthy Suffers Horror Double Leg Break

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Everton substitute Oumar Niasse scored with his first touch to salvage a 1-1 draw against West Bromwich Albion but Saturday's (Jan 20) game was overshadowed when their Ireland midfielder James McCarthy suffered a horrific double fracture to his right leg.

The injury occurred after McCarthy went in for a tackle and was caught by West Brom's Salomon Rondon. The Baggies striker was visibly upset by the incident and pleaded with the official to stop the game when he had not realised just how badly McCarthy was hurt.

But the West Brom ace accidentally kicked the back of McCarthy's leg - leaving the Republic of Ireland global stricken on the floor.

Unsurprisingly, a number of fans wanted to respond to Rondon's message to his opponent, and numerous Everton fans showed their class with their replies to the West Brom striker.

Take a look through the gallery above to see the gruesome images as James McCarthy is involved in a horrendous clash with Salomon Rondon.

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Just as Rondon pulled the trigger to shoot, McCarthy's planted his foot in front of the Venezuelan.

"It's a tibia and fibula fracture compounded, a very nasty injury", Everton manager Sam Allardyce told reporters. He's paid a heavy price for his commitment there, " he said.

"Now this is one serious injury that we know will keep him out until next season at some stage and it's a big blow".

Ireland and Everton midfielder James McCarthy appeared to suffer a serious injury thought to be a leg break during the match against West Brom.