Sky Sports journalist Alan Myers has been sharing his praise for Everton midfielder Tom Davies and his form for the Merseyside club this season.
This comes after Myers recently made an appearance on a recent episode of The Sky Sports Football Podcast, where he spoke about a number of topics concerning Carlo Ancelotti’s side, including their upcoming Premier League clash against Burnley at the weekend.
During the podcast, Myers was asked whether or not Davies could start against Burnley considering he came on as a substitute during the second half of their recent defeat against Chelsea after missing their two previous league fixtures.
In response, Myers had this to say about the midfield man.
He said: “I think he could possibly start, because I think Ancelotti likes him in the system that he plays; he likes his energy.
“Tom Davies has been a player who’s increased performance-wise incredibly over the last few months. He’s had a lot of stick from fans and other areas, and he’s come back really well and is playing really well, so I’m glad to see him back.”
Since then, the 22-year-old, who is currently valued at £14.4 million, has made 143 appearances for the club across all competitions, scoring six goals and providing six assists in the process (per Transfermarkt).
TIF Thoughts on Alan Myers’ comments on Davies…
Despite only managing to earn himself a fairly disappointing match rating of 5.8/10 – with only Ben Godfrey picking up a lower rating on the night – for his cameo performance against Chelsea, in which he managed to pick up a yellow card in the process, this doesn’t exactly put him in the best position to start against Burnley, in our view.
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However, if Ancelotti seemingly has enough trust in Davies to start against Burnley, as Myers appears to think he does, then the midfielder will have a good opportunity to put the Chelsea game behind him and put in a solid performance against Sean Dyche’s side.