Date: 30th October 2018 at 8:00pm
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Everton have struggled for consistency this season and the latest performances of a number of players have been disappointing, leading many to suggest changes are required.

Theo Walcott, signed for a fee reported to be around £20m by the BBC in January, started the campaign in decent form after scoring twice and contributing one assist in the opening three matches but has since struggled, finding the back of the net just once in the EFL Cup since.

His latest performance in the defeat to Manchester United attracted vast criticism, as he offered little in attack and a refusal to track back left Seamus Coleman exposed against Anthony Martial, and it is time for Marco Silva to make a big change.

21-year-old Ademola Lookman continues to wait in the fringes of the squad for his opportunity and is yet to start a Premier League game this season, which has led RB Leipzig to hover around as they eye a move for a youngster they secured on loan last season.

Losing Lookman would be a huge blow to Everton as he has the capability to be a leading player for the Toffees in the coming years and Silva must now put faith in the youngster with Walcott struggling for form.

With Lookman, Gylfi Sigurdsson and Richarlison creating an attacking midfield trio that can carve through the best of the Premier League’s defence, with Cenk Tosun leading the line, the Toffees’ threat in front of goal and creativity would increase significantly.

 

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