By Adefunmiloye Alani

12th Jan, 2022 | 6:30am

Everton midfielder Tom Davies has undergone surgery on his hamstring

Everton midfielder Tom Davies has undergone surgery on his hamstring, according to the club’s official website.

The 23-year-old went under the knife on Tuesday after picking up the problem at the end of December, and he will now return to the training facilities to start his rehabilitation process.

Davies was close to returning to full fitness after a knee injury sidelined him in November prior to the latest blow, with tests showing he suffered a high-grade tendon injury that required surgical intervention.

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The Toffees academy graduate underwent the surgery yesterday (11 January) in London and will now be looking forward to returning to action sooner rather than later.

Davies has started just one Premier League game this season, coming off the bench four times and scoring once.

He played twice in the League Cup, assisting once, and has not really hit the heights he would have hoped for in 2021-22.

His injury has come as a setback, but that has been a general theme at Everton this season.

Rafa Benitez is looking to strengthen in the middle of the park this month, and that was always in the plans prior to Davies’ surgery.

Successfully doing that could further harm his chances of playing regularly going forward this term once he returns to full fitness.

He has not been able to convince the Spaniard so far, and he has his work cut out for him if he wants to do so anytime soon.

Everyone knows Davies has what it takes to become an Everton star, but that needs to happen soon.

In other Everton news, the Toffees are plotting January loan-to-buy bid for centre-mid hailed by Jack Grealish last month.

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