Clinton Morrison was wowed by Arnaut Danjuma during Everton’s defeat to Aston Villa.

Speaking during the clash on BBC Radio 5 Live, the former striker admitted that Danjuma had impressed him after he was brought on in the first half.

The Dutchman joined Everton on loan from Villarreal this summer and is yet to make his first start for the club after picking up an injury during pre-season.

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However, he was given his chance when he replaced the injured Dominic Calvert-Lewin shortly before half-time.

Despite a humiliating 4-0 defeat by Unai Emery’s side, it was the Toffees attacker that stood out to Morrison among a very underwhelming team performance.

“He [Arnaut Danjuma] has been good since he has come on, he wants to run in behind and create stuff – now they have a spark,” Morrison said. 

“Good play by Danjuma.”

Arnaut Danjuma was the only positive from an Everton shocker against Aston Villa

Everton had plenty of positives to take from their opening day defeat against Fulham and simply just looked like a team short of a striker.

However, their display at Villa Park was far from acceptable and fans will be left extremely concerned by their future in the top flight after that.

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Arnaut Danjuma was arguably the only promising aspect of an otherwise dreadful performance, however his impact was limited due to Villa’s domination of the ball.

With Dominic Calvert-Lewin potentially fracturing his cheekbone, the Toffees could welcome Danjuma into the starting line-up and could prove to be a decent attacking threat against much weaker defences for Wolves and Sheffield United.

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