Morgan Schneiderlin

Morgan Schneiderlin has actually begun 12 games in the Premier League for Everton this season

Everton midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin is set for a duration out of action after going through knee surgery.

The 30- year-old Frenchman suffered a torn meniscus during the Toffees’ 3-2 defeat by Arsenal in the Premier League on Sunday.

The former Manchester United and Southampton gamer has made 15 league appearances for Everton this season.

Everton, 11 th in the Premier League, have not yet offered an indication of how long Schneiderlin will be out for.

Carlo Ancelotti’s side, who were improved by the return of Portuguese midfielder Andre Gomes last weekend, deal with Manchester United on Sunday.