Brendan Galloway recall would suggest Everton boss Sam Allardyce's lack of faith in Luke Garbutt

Luke Garbutt of Everton in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Everton at Emirates Stadium on March 1, 2015 in London, England.

Luke Garbutt has not featured at all for Everton so far this season.

Brendan Galloway of Sunderland in action during the pre season friendly between Livingston and Sunderland at Almondvale Stadium on July 12, 2017 in Livingston, Scotland.

If Brendan Galloway does return to Everton, as the Chronicle suggests, then it will surely show that Sam Allardyce has no faith in Luke Garbutt.

Garbutt was left out of Everton’s Premier League squad, but is currently their only available senior left-back.

There has been appeals from Everton fans for Garbutt to be given a chance, but if Galloway is brought back to Goodison Park, then his chances at the Toffees will surely be all but over.

Brendan Galloway of Sunderland takes on Bradley Johnson and Johnny Russell of Derby County during the Sky Bet Championship match between Sunderland and Derby County at Stadium of Light on...

Galloway has spent the entire season out on loan at Sunderland so far, and if he was to return and move ahead of Garbutt in the pecking order, it would say a lot about the lack of faith Allardyce has in the 24-year-old defender.

Allardyce has suggested that Garbutt has not even been training with Everton’s first-team, but he will be assessed over the coming weeks.

Luke Garbutt of Everton in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Everton at Emirates Stadium on March 1, 2015 in London, England.

But if Galloway is recalled, it will surely be the signal to Garbutt that he needs to leave Everton to advance his career.

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