As featured on NewsNow: Football news

Vaughan ready to reinvent himself to save Everton career

James Vaughan is ready to reinvent himself to shake-off his injury problems at Everton.

The hitman made a record-busting debut four years ago but has started just 10 times since due to a series of nightmare knee injuries.

Even a three-month loan at Derby ended in tears when he returned after just two games because of cartilage problems.

But Vaughan, 21, has seen light at the end of the tunnel again because of a last-minute substitute appearance in Sunday's draw with Birmingham.

Vaughan, who was the Premier League's youngest-ever goalscorer in his 2005 debut, wants to give Everton fans something else to remember him by.

He said: "I don't really want to look back.

"It's really nice to have the record and I'll always be proud of it but if it was to go tomorrow it wouldn't really affect me.

"I just want to move on now, forget about my injuries, and invent myself again.

"Hopefully then I can give people new things to talk about."



Support Tribal Football with this great deal from our partners ExpressVPN. You get an extra three months free with the 12-month plan (a saving of 49%!). All plans come with a 30-day money-back guarantee if you change your mind. Click here to try now, risk-free for 30 days - and support Tribal Football in the process.

Video of the day:

About the author

Tribal Football Staff

Have your say
×

Subscribe and go ad-free

For only $10 a year

  1. Go Ad-Free
  2. Faster site experience
  3. Support great writing
  4. Subscribe now
Launch Offer: 2 months free
×

Subscribe and go ad-free

For only $10 a year

Subscribe now
Launch Offer: 2 months free