Neil Taylor: Fifa investigates Wales guard’s leg-breaking challenge on Seamus Coleman

Fifa has opened procedures against Wales full-back Neil Taylor after his leg-breaking challenge on Republic of Ireland’s Seamus Coleman.

The Everton shield, 28, was taken off on a stretcher after the handle which saw Taylor sent off amid last Friday’s World Cup qualifier in Dublin.

Coleman was taken to clinic and required surgery on a twofold break.

Taylor, 28, will be suspended for the qualifier in Serbia in June, however could have his one-amusement boycott stretched out by Fifa.

Grains skipper Ashley Williams as of late uncovered that Taylor needed to visit Coleman in doctor’s facility, and sent him an instant message from the Aviva Stadium.

“Neil was gutted. He was perched on the floor for all intents and purposes in tears,” he told the Everton site.

“Indeed, even individuals who don’t know Seamus as I do were gutted.

“He inquired as to whether it would be OK to go to see Seamus in healing center. He got his number off me and sent him a content straight away.

“When I discovered it was a broken leg it made me feel debilitated inside on the grounds that it’s somebody who I like so much and is one of my mates.”

Taylor started his expert profession at Wrexham before moving to Swansea in 2010, helping the club win advancement to the Premier League in 2011.

The left-back moved to Championship club Aston Villa in January.

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