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Everton's Mo Besic features against Chelsea despite father being shot twice in native Bosnia

The midfielder told Ronald Koeman that he still wanted to play at Stamford Bridge.

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EVERTON BOSS RONALD KOEMAN has confirmed that the father of midfielder Muhamed Besic was shot twice in his native Bosnia but that the player was adamant he should still be involved against Chelsea this afternoon.

Besic was introduced as a half-time substitute at Stamford Bridge as the Toffees suffered a 2-0 defeat.

His father, Meho, was reportedly given emergency treatment yesterday after being struck by two bullets – one in the leg and one in the hand.

Local reports seem to indicate Meho was attacked in the backyard of his house before being rushed to a local hospital.

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