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Dominic Calvert-Lewin

Player Stats

Appearances
127
Goals
31
Assists
10
Yellow cards
18

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Everton completed the signing of Dominic Calvert-Lewin on transfer deadline day in August 2016.

The striker penned a four-year deal and joined for an undisclosed fee, linking up with David Unsworth’s Under-23s.

He has since established himself as an important first-team player and by the end of 2018-19 had amassed 93 senior appearances for the Toffees.

Calvert-Lewin struck eight times during the 2018-19 season and in the campaign's closing months emerged as then manager Marco Silva's first-choice striker, starting 10 of Everton's final 11 top-flight games. His run of starting appearances coincided with an excellent run of form for the Blues, which included wins over top-six sides Chelsea, Arsenal and Manchester United.

Born in Sheffield, Calvert-Lewin came through the ranks at hometown club Sheffield United, making his senior debut in a 1-1 draw at Leyton Orient in April 2015.

The following August, he joined Northampton Town on loan and scored eight goals in 26 appearances for the League Two Cobblers.

Capable of playing as both a striker and in midfield, Calvert-Lewin made two outings for the Blades in 2016-17 before finalising his move to Goodison Park.

After several fine performances and five goals for the Under-23s, then-manager Ronald Koeman handed Calvert-Lewin his first taste of Premier League action during a memorable 2-1 victory over Arsenal under the floodlights in December 2016.

Calvert-Lewin's first start - against Southampton - soon followed but his involvement was cut painfully short when he suffered ankle ligament damage and was forced off after just 12 minutes.

Following more than two months on the sidelines, the attacker came straight back into the first-team fold and netted his maiden Everton goal in a 4-0 win over Hull City.

Calvert-Lewin scored the winning goal for England against Venezuela in the Under-20 World Cup final in summer 2017, before making an exceptional start to the 2017-18 campaign, the youngster delivering a succession of powerful and skilful performances in the Toffees attack.

Indeed, the season would prove to be a breakthrough campaign for Calvert-Lewin. He made the most appearances of any Everton outfield player (44) and scored eight times.

His ability as a creative force, meanwhile, was highlighted by his six assists during the season - the highest number of any Blues player.

Calvert-Lewin is a regular for England's Under-21 side and by the end of the 2018/19 season had netted seven goals in 17 outings at that level.

Calvert-Lewin continued to thrive during the 2019/20 season, embarking on a prolific goalscoring run under caretaker boss Duncan Ferguson and then new Toffees manager Carlo Ancelotti.

His impressive progress was rewarded in March 2020 when he penned a new five-year deal with Everton until 2025.

Contracted until: June 2025

 

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