Everton winger Anthony Gordon capped off a remarkable week with a brace on England Under 21 duty.
Called up to the squad by former Toffee’s midfielder Lee Carsley for the first time, Gordon grabbed the opportunity with both hands.
The Young Lions swept aside the Czech Republic 3-1 at Turf Moor and the 20-year-old was on fine form.
Speaking during commentary for Sky Sports, former England goalkeeper Rob Green was full of praise for the starlet.
It’s a dream start. It’s a brilliant start for England, and it’s an amazing start for one young man. England rampant in the first 10 minutes.
Carsley’s side will now face Georgia on Tuesday afternoon and Gordon will be hoping to feature prominently once again.
So far this season the fledgeling ace has made nine appearances across all competitions.
As ever recently it would seem one positive comes with a major caveat elsewhere as a report from The Athletic claiming Dominic Calvert-Lewin is set to be out until December as he struggles for fitness.
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Capable of operating on both wings, Gordon has emerged this season and can perhaps push for more of a prominent role for the remainder of the season.
Valued at £4.5million and under contract at Goodison Park until 2025 (Transfermarkt), Everton will be hopeful of seeing more performances such as thins from their academy prospect.
As for Calvert-Lewin, it would appear the Englishman simply can’t catch a break this term.