England under-21 winger Ademola Lookman remains unsettled at Everton, according to the Daily Mail.

There has been no shortage of tensions between the pacey Toffees star and his current club, which all seemed to start at the beginning of 2018 when he chose to exit Goodison Park for a loan spell in the Bundesliga with RB Leipzig.

The Everton winger was criticised for the move by then manager Sam Allardyce but still headed off for his stint in Germany, only to return to Merseyside in the summer.

Leipzig made it perfectly clear that they wanted to take the 20-year-old on a permanent deal, but Everton were not interested in selling the man they signed from Charlton Athletic for £11 million back in January 2017.

Lookman scored on his debut against Manchester City and looked like he could go on to be a superstar, but as managers came and went at Goodison his form dipped, and he began to struggle for first team football despite being a key member of the England under-20 side that won the World Cup last summer.

He got that game time when he went on loan to Leipzig. He played 11 times in the second half of last season and found the net on five occasions and looked to be really enjoying his football.

Since returning to Goodison Park, new Everton boss Marco Silva has only played Lookman for 33 minutes in the Premier League this season, and the winger is clearly growing frustrated and disillusioned with the Toffees.

His latest outing saw him in action for England under-21s in Latvia earlier in the week, where he looked a pale shadow of the man who burst onto the scene two campaigns ago.

It remains to be seen whether Silva can get the best out of the winger but if the youngster continues to look unsettled the natural thing may be for him to leave in January, regardless of whether that is what Everton wants or not.


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