Everton winger Dwight McNeil took to social media following last night’s 2-2 draw with Leicester City to send a message to fans of the Toffees.

The 23-year-old put in a solid display at the King Power Stadium and received the highest rating of any Everton player on BBC Sport’s review of the game, earning himself a score of 6.80 out of 10.

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Indeed, the attacker who joined Everton last summer in a £20m deal from Burnley, was a thorn in the side of Leicester City’s defense, particularly throughout the second half as the Blues pushed for a late winner.

Unfortunately for Sean Dyche’s side, the points were shared in a game which was very winnable for Everton, though McNeil’s Instagram post following the full-time whistle reiterated his intention to keep fighting for Premier League safety.

The 23-year-old posted: “I will not stop fighting.”

If McNeil keeps to his Everton promise, they could secure PL safety

McNeil’s work rate and defensive work were particularly impressive during last night’s 2-2 draw, with the winger often retrieving possession deep in his own half and driving at the Leicester City defence.

As the game drew to a close, it seemed that if Everton managed to find a winning goal, McNeil would no doubt be involved, though in the end both sides had to settle for a point.

The former Burnley man, linking up for the second time with manager Sean Dyche having previously worked with him at Turf Moor, has grown into his fledgling career at Everton following a slow start.

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Indeed, McNeil is now Everton’s second top scorer this season with five goals in 32 Premier League games, just one behind Demarai Gray.

With just four Premier League games remaining, Everton fans will be hopeful that he will add to his goal tally between now and the end of the campaign as the Blues seek top-flight safety.

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