Stan Collymore impressed by Everton's Tom Davies

Wayne Rooney of Everton controls the ball during a pre-season friendly match between Everton and Sevilla at Goodison Park on August 6, 2017 in Liverpool, England.

Everton edged out Stoke City with a decent 1-0 win at Goodison Park.

Everton kicked off their Premier League campaign with a 1-0 win over Stoke City at Goodison Park on Saturday.

Wayne Rooney, playing his first competitive match since re-signing for the Toffees, was the hero as the 32-year-old's bullet header proved the difference between both sides.

Wayne Rooney of Everton controls the ball during a pre-season friendly match between Everton and Sevilla at Goodison Park on August 6, 2017 in Liverpool, England.

It was a solid if not spectacular showing from Everton who, in addition to Rooney, also had Jordan Pickford, Michael Keane, Davy Klaassen and Sandro Ramirez making their bows.

Stan Collymore was not overly impressed by the former Manchester United man - the club's all-time leading goalscorer - and claims that his legs have gone, but admitted that he was impressed by 19-year-old Tom Davies, who had a half-an-hour cameo.

The teenager started 18 Premier League games for Everton last season and he could well have a big role to play again.

Ronald Koeman's side simply must finish in the top four this season, having spent over £100 million on players, but this was a good starting point.

Tom Davies of Everton lifts the ball over goalkeeper Claudio Bravo of Manchester City to score his team's third goal during the Premier League match between Everton and Manchester City at...

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