Dominic Calvert-Lewin might MISS Everton’s opening sport of the season in opposition to Chelsea after struggling an harm in coaching… giving Frank Lampard a significant choice headache already
- Everton striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin has suffered an harm throughout coaching
- The membership’s medical workers are assessing whether or not he can play in opposition to Chelsea
- It might go away Everton with no recognised first-team striker this weekend
The 25-year-old, who missed giant chunks of final season, picked up a knock throughout Tuesday’s session at Finch Farm.
Everton’s medical workforce are working to grasp the lengthen of the harm and are assessing the England worldwide to see if there may be any likelihood he can play on Saturday.
Dominic Calvert-Lewin is a doubt for Everton’s Premier League opener in opposition to Chelsea
It might go away Frank Lampard with no recognised striker in opposition to his outdated facet this weekend
Doubts over whether or not Calvert-Lewin can play will likely be a priority to Toffees supervisor Frank Lampard.
The membership bought Richarlison to Tottenham earlier this summer season in a deal value £60million.
Everton may even be with out back-up striker Salomon Rondon, who’s suspended for Saturday’s sport after he was despatched off in opposition to Brentford on the finish of final season.
Everton bought Richarlison to Tottenham earlier this summer season in a deal value £60million
Again-up striker Salomon Rondon is suspended after a crimson card in opposition to Brentford again in Might
Calvert-Lewin suffered an injury-plagued marketing campaign final yr following a promising begin, through which he scored in every of the opening three video games of the season.
The striker would solely go on to make 15 begins within the league all through the 2021-22 marketing campaign.
He did not rating one other aim all season within the league till their 3-2 defeat to Brentford in Might, earlier than including one other of their essential 3-2 victory in opposition to Crystal Palace that secured their Premier League survival.
He began and scored of their remaining pre-season sport, a 3-0 win over Dynamo Kiev, when he netted the opener with a flicked header at Goodison Park.
Calvert-Lewin is coming off an harm plagued season through which he began 15 league video games
Talking after the sport, he instructed reporters: ‘Coming again to Goodison, the final time I used to be right here it was totally different [the win over Crystal Palace] so it was a particular feeling coming again and scoring early.
‘It has been an excellent pre-season to this point, I have been working exhausting, getting match and I am feeling sturdy and sharp
‘I am simply raring to go. We have one other week’s prep for the Chelsea sport, once we can fine-tune issues. Everyone knows we must be on the prime of our sport.’