Football pundit Micah Richards has been sharing his thoughts on Everton striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin.
This comes after Richards recently made an appearance on the BBC’s Final Score programme where he spoke about a variety of different clubs across English football.
On the topic of Everton and their recent 1-1 draw against Burnley, Richards had this to say on Calvert-Lewin and his goal in the game at Turf Moor.
He said: “The positions he takes and the runs he’s making now, he’s more mature.
“It’s a sign of a top scorer that you don’t always have to play well or score wonder-goals but he still scores and makes a difference and that’s what he’s doing.”
Since then, the Englishman has made a total of 147 appearances for the Merseyside club in which he has managed to score 44 goals and provide 11 assists along the way (per Transfermarkt).
Has Calvert-Lewin been Everton's best player so far this season?
TIF Thoughts on Micah Richards’ comments on Calvert-Lewin…
Given how Calvert-Lewin has managed to score 11 goals in 11 Premier League games for Everton so far this season, this shows that he has made a difference for the club this year on 11 different occasions as Richards said.
As well as Richards, Calvert-Lewin has also been on the receiving end of some praise from Everton manager Carlo Ancelotti who previously said that the Englishman is now a “complete striker.”
In our view, Calvert-Lewin has been in excellent form so far this season with the number of goals he’s scored. If he continues to score on a regular basis for the club until the end of the campaign, he could well be in the running to win the Golden Boot.