Everton striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin faces an prolonged spell on the sidelines after the membership stated Wednesday his restoration from a thigh harm was taking longer than hoped.
The England worldwide has not featured since August 28 due to a quadriceps drawback and his rehabilitation has hit a stumbling block, with Everton saying he’ll “remain out for a number of weeks”.
“Calvert-Lewin will continue to receive specialist treatment and an update on the England international’s fitness will be provided in due course,” stated a press release from the Premier League membership.
The 24-year-old was Everton’s top-scorer with 21 targets final season and he had discovered the again of the web in every of his first three matches this time period earlier than harm struck.
Meanwhile, Toffees boss Rafael Benitez has urged his aspect to stay composed following their first home defeat of the season, a 1-Zero loss to West Ham final weekend.
The Spanish supervisor was sad with the way in which Everton responded to Angelo Ogbonna’s aim 16 minutes from time at Goodison Park.
“The main thing we learned from the West Ham game is that, even conceding, even in difficult situations against a good team, you have to continue doing things the right way,” Benitez informed evertontv.
“Don’t panic, do not rush and play lengthy balls with out controlling the second ball. There we might do higher.
“It is not about intensity or commitment or effort. It is about understanding and being precise and sure everybody is ready and concentrated for every game.”