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​Everton forward Calvert-Lewin takes the plaudits

Everton striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin has been receiving the plaudits after scoring four goals in two Premier League games.

Boss Carlo Ancelotti was in a jovial mood when I asked if Calvert-Lewin had improved since James Rodriguez had joined the club and whether he had set him a target for the season.

The Italian said: "James Rodriguez will of course help the striker because he is a fantastic assist man. The target of Dominic, I hope he can reach 20 goals because he has the quality and possibility like Richarlison. They are two fantastic strikers, and the fact we have Andre Gomes, James, Gylfi Sigurdsson, if they don't score at least 20 goals each, they can have a problem with me!"

He then joked: "If I play striker behind James and Gomes, and Sigurdsson, I would score goals, so they have to!"

Ian Ferris
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