Journalist Dean Jones has claimed that we will see Everton bring in a forward this week given they are short in that area of the pitch.
Everton have been short in attack this season as Dominic Calvert-Lewin has been sidelined due to injury, which has meant Anthony Gordon has had to lead the line in the opening two games, while Salomon Rondon was the chosen man up top at the weekend.
The Toffees have been linked to several attackers this summer including Che Adams, Leandro Trossard and Ollie Watkins, as Frank Lampard looks to bolster his attacking options before the transfer window closes.
With Everton still searching for attacking options, Jones spoke to GiveMeSport and claimed that this week will see progress made in terms of bringing in a forward.
He said: “Everton have been sounding out players across England and on the continent and this week we will see them make progress in terms of bringing in a forward.”
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TIF Thoughts on Jones’ comments…
Everton have not had the best start to the Premier League season after picking up just one point from a possible nine, so Lampard will certainly be hoping that he is provided with the necessary funds to bring in some players to improve their form.
Richarlison left the club to join Tottenham Hotspur and Calvert-Lewin was not able to feature regularly last term due to injury, so it might be frustrating for the Toffees faithful to see that they have not invested in a new striker, but judging by Jones’ comments, there should be something to look forward to in the coming days.
With Everton not having the greatest start to the 2022/23 season, this might prove to the Toffees board that they are in desperate need of a forward and that if they did have a natural goalscorer leading the line in the opening fixtures, they might have had a better start.