Everton's Dominic Calvert-Lewin 'faces spell out with facial injury'

Everton striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin ‘faces spell out with facial injury’ after being taken off against Aston Villa… as Sean Dyche’s side make a move for Che Adams

  • Calvert-Lewin was replaced after a clash of heads in Everton’s loss to Aston Villa
  • The forward will now reportedly face a spell on the sidelines for the Toffees
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Everton striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin faces a spell out after suffering a facial injury, according to reports.

The forward was taken off against Aston Villa during the Toffees’ 4-0 defeat at Villa Park after colliding with Emi Martinez in the first half.

The clash of heads left the striker with a sizeable welt on his face and he was forced off as a result.

It has now been reported by BBC Sport that the striker faces a spell on the sidelines.

They state that Calvert-Lewin has a bruised face and will now undergo further assessment with the club’s medical staff this week 

Everton striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin faces a spell out after suffering a facial injury

Calvert-Lewin put his thumbs up to Aston Villa fans, who jeered him as he went off injured

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Furthermore, Calvert-Lewin must follow the FA’s concussion protocol before returning for Everton.

While he tried to finish the match, Everton’s backroom staff made the decision to withdraw him and it was the right one.

The Toffees are in the market for a new forward, with Southampton’s Che Adams the priority this summer.

Mail Sport revealed that Everton have made an improved offer worth £15million for the striker this week.

However, a deal is yet to be agreed between the clubs as talks remain ongoing following the offer.

It remains to be seen as to whether Dyche will get his man, but they are in desperate need of attacking reinforcements following the news of Calvert-Lewin’s injury. 

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