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Everton: Dominic Calvert-Lewin impressive form results in potential new contract for youngster

Everton: Dominic Calvert-Lewin impressive form results in potential new contract for youngster - Everton

According to a report from Football Insider, Everton striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin could be rewarded with a new contract following positive ‘preliminary discussions‘ with the youngster. 

Calvert-Lewin, who has scored 10 goals in 18 starts for the Toffees this season, averaging a goal every 158 minutes, is currently in talks with the club over a new deal due to his stand-out form.

The Englishman, who had to compete with summer signing Moise Kean for game time at the start of the campaign, has all but cemented himself as Carlo Ancelotti’s preferred option up front – even despite squandering a total of nine big chances this season according to SofaScore. As per the report from Football Insider, Calvert-Lewin has three years remaining on his current contract, which runs until 2023, but the club reportedly recognise that they need to tie down the youngster further to avoid interest from other Premier League outfits.

Compared to fellow forward Kean, on average, the 22-year-old hitman has garnered a vastly superior 4.7 aerial duels won per game whilst also racking up more attempts on goal (2.2), as per WhoScored.com. Even though his Italian teammate has only played half the amount of minutes as Calvert-Lewin this season, these numbers could be a pretty good indicator as to why the Toffees academy product is currently the first option up front.

Writing in his Daily Mail column back in late December 2019, former Liverpool midfielder Jamie Redknapp also branded the striker a ‘nightmare‘ to mark – whilst also citing his work rate and desire. Indeed, taking into account these statistics and his solid goal return this season, it’s little wonder why he is being rewarded with a potential new deal.

Who has more potential out of these two?

Dominic Calvert-Lewin

Dominic Calvert-Lewin

Moise Kean

Moise Kean

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