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Youngster fit again, but where will he play?

Forward has finally recovered from ankle ailment

Everton v Southampton - Premier League
Dominic Calvert-Lewin goes down injured
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Everton manager Ronald Koeman confirmed yesterday that young forward Dominic Calvert-Lewin is fit again, but that also poses the question about where he can and will play.

The forward made three substitute appearances and came close to grabbing his first senior goal, but was carried off after injuring his ankle in his first start for Everton about two months ago.

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Koeman went on to say -

“Dominic is now fit and can be part of the team for the weekend.”

Calvert-Lewin has played as one of the two quasi-wingers in a 4-3-3 previously, a role that has been taken over by Kevin Mirallas and Ademola Lookman recently. With veteran Aaron Lennon not even getting a look-in, it becomes doubly-difficult for youngster to get an opportunity to play.

However, with Koeman’s policy change that has him adding youngsters like Lookman, Tom Davies and Mason Hogate to the matchday squads more and more, it’s likely that Calvert-Lewin will also get an opportunity to play sooner than later.