Everton manager Sean Dyche has decided that forward Neal Maupay just isn’t good enough to play for the club this season.

The French striker moved to Goodison Park from Brighton & Hove Albion last summer in a £15m deal, but was woeful for the Toffees.

Indeed, the 26-year-old managed just one goal in 27 Premier League outings and didn’t contribute a single assist.

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His dreadful form has clearly not gone unnoticed by Everton boss Sean Dyche, who does not deem the forward good enough to play a major part in the club’s upcoming season.

That is according to the Daily Mail, who report that the Blues are keen to add a forward to the squad this summer, with Dominic Calvert-Lewin also deemed unreliable due to his injury record.

Sean Dyche is right about Neal Maupay, but must sign a striker suited to his style of play

Maupay has been linked with a summer exit from Goodison Park after just one year on Merseyside, though as he his contracted until 2025, a season-long loan seems more likely than a permanent move.

Serie A side Salernitana have been linked with an approach, as have newly promoted Sheffield United, with both sides reportedly interested in a loan deal.

Everton could do with generating some capital to reinvest, so a loan deal would not suit the Blues in the short-term, unless there was a clause stating there was an obligation to buy the player next year.

If that was the case, it could be a beneficial move for all parties, with Everton shifting deadwood from the squad and securing a guaranteed income next summer.

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However, whether any deal will be agreed remains to be seen, though few Everton fans would be disappointed to see Neal Maupay leave this summer.

Indeed, Sean Dyche does not deem the forward good enough, and neither do the club’s fanbase.

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