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Everton midfielder Davies drawing inspiration from Liverpool icon Gerrard

Everton midfielder Tom Davies admits he draws inspiration from Steven Gerrard.

Davies, 21, has been compared to the Liverpool and England great for his box-to-box game following his goal in the 2-1 win at Southampton last weekend.

“He was a quality player," said Davies, who is with the England Under-21s squad preparing for the Euro U21s qualifier away to Albania on Friday night.

“To even be compared to him is just good to hear. He is a local lad – around the city everyone knows him. If I can do that for Everton, that's the idea. I'd love to do that.

“I wouldn't say I'm exactly the same as him but in my head I know I can be a top quality player. My main focus is improving my game.

“I feel like I can become a quality player. It's about reaching the potential that I have. It's in my hands to dictate that."


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