By Saikat Mandal

11th Nov, 2022 | 1:40pm

Everton must sign Ben Brereton Diaz after Dominic Calvert-Lewin injury blow

Frank Lampard will look for further reinforcements in the January transfer window after Everton striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin suffered yet another injury blow. 

According to a report from The Times, Calvert-Lewin will see a specialist this week after he dislocated his shoulder which hampered his recent performances. 

He picked up a hamstring injury in Saturday’s defeat by Leicester City, and will be out for a while. Luckily for the Toffees, the World Cup break has come at the right time, and Calvert-Lewin is expected to return on Boxing Day

This recurrent injury to Calvert-Lewin means Lampard cannot afford to take any risk, and he will look to bring in new players in January.  

The Toffees signed Neal Maupay in the summer from Brighton but he hasn’t been a huge success so far. Another striker is required, and that’s why the Toffees must look to sign Ben Bremerton Diaz from Blackburn Rovers in January. 

According to a report from 90 Min (8 November), a host of clubs are vying for the 23-year-old’s signature, including Everton, who are his long-term admirers. 

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The Chile international scored 22 goals last season. He has maintained the same level of consistency so far, managing 10 goals in all competitions already. He is in red-hot form, and the Toffees must not hesitate on landing him. 

He has a contract at the club until the end of the season, and Blackburn could be willing to offload him in January, probably on a cut-price deal. 

With the Toffees needing to sign a striker, Lampard should not miss this golden opportunity to bring the player to Goodison Park.