Seamus Coleman back in Ireland gear is a sight to warm the cockles of your heart
Cyrus Christie will deputise at right-back on Sunday and he will deputise well, but it is hard not to pine for Seamus Coleman.
The Republic of Ireland's inspirational captain and talismanic full-back suffered a horrific double leg break in the last World Cup qualifier against Wales.
The Donegal native has been shown lots of support since the tackle by Neil Taylor - with Ronald Koeman and his Everton backroom team travelling to Killybegs ahead of handing the 28-year-old a deal that will keep him with the Toffees until 2022.
Today we visit Seamus Coleman and his Family! Looking strong and positive pic.twitter.com/T0bSx5yCoI
— Ronald Koeman (@RonaldKoeman) April 11, 2017
This week it is Coleman's turn to show his support - travelling to Dublin to be with Martin O'Neill's squad as they prepare for Sunday's qualifier against Austria at Aviva Stadium.
Assistant manager Roy Keane told reporters on Friday that Coleman is in good spirits, saying it was "great" to have him in Abbotstown.
— FAIreland ⚽️🇮🇪 (@FAIreland) June 9, 2017
But the squad are sure to get a boost from captain Coleman taking the time out of his holidays/recovery to lend his support ahead of the final game this season.