Everton to make surgery decision on young striker after training ground injury – Liverpool Echo

Everton to make surgery decision on young striker after training ground injury – Liverpool Echo

Everton have yet to decide if Lewis Dobbin will need surgery on the injury that could spell the end of his season.

The 18-year-old striker has suffered knee damage after coming off worse in a challenge during training at Finch Farm on Saturday.

Dobbin fears the injury will keep him sidelined for up to four months.

But a decision on whether he needs to go under the knife has yet to be taken by Everton‘s medical chiefs.

The Stoke-born striker is part of David Unsworth’s under-23s squad having made his breakthrough at that level last season.

But the teenager has played only for the u-18s this term, scoring twice and laying on two assists in seven league matches.

Dobbin, however, expects his season to be over after sustaining the knee injury in training.

*Transfer news, rumours and analysis…sign up for The Gossip newsletter.

He signed his first professional deal with Everton last January and is contracted to the club until June 2022.