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Everton should unleash Charlie Whitaker

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Everton’s academy has produced some nice skills through the years, with loads having gone on to characteristic closely for the primary group.

Leon Osman, Ross Barkley and extra lately Anthony Gordon have all earned numerous ranges of success at Goodison Park, and so they might be set to have their subsequent gem who might make Evertonians shortly neglect about James Rodriguez.

The Colombian celebrity graced Merseyside for a sole 12 months and starred all through an injury-hit season behind closed doorways. He scored six and assisted 5 in simply 23 video games within the Premier League, in addition to contributing one other three assists in two FA Cup matches.

Maybe younger Charlie Whitaker might quickly be the person to step up and contribute these sorts of numbers all through a season, as he appears to be displaying he has all the standard to make the transfer along with his performances in Premier League 2.

David Unsworth was his former U23s supervisor, and following certainly one of his many stellar performances claimed that “the longer term is shiny” for the “sensational” 19-year-old.

This got here after his outstanding hat trick towards Southampton’s kids, which was simply three of the 11 objectives he scored throughout each the U18s and U23 leagues.

With Frank Lampard having now accepted {that a} 4-3-3 is probably going his finest wager at success, Whitaker now has a a lot larger probability of forcing his method into the 44-year-old’s plans if he can proceed his kind. 

The previous Chelsea supervisor boasts a confirmed monitor document for selling youth, with Mason Mount, Tammy Abraham and Fikayo Tomori all owing loads to his eager eye. 

Whitaker might be the subsequent to succeed underneath his watch, and from what Unsworth went on to say, he does match the mould as the right Rodriguez substitute.

He mentioned: “I’ve watched Charlie for quite a few years and we at all times knew he had the standard in flashes. 

Everton's Richarlison celebrates scoring their first goal

Firstly, the place did Everton end within the Premier League?

“He has performed out huge, he has performed up-front….however we’ve tried to play him as a second striker, not a quantity 10, a second-striker as a result of his recreation is of course dropping into areas the place you need a quantity 10.

“We have now tried to get somebody up there with him and he has been sensational.”

Rodriguez too was a flexible buyer who would play off both flank, additional cementing their comparability on high of the objectives they provide within the last third.

With Dominic Calvert-Lewin eager for a return quickly, and Neal Maupay now a everlasting fixture, very quickly in any respect Whitaker might be the subsequent sensational younger expertise to take the Premier League by storm, taking part in off a central striker.

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