Sam Allardyce should utilise Ramiro Funes Mori for Everton

Sam Allardyce manager of Everton during the Premier League match between Burnley and Everton at Turf Moor on March 3, 2018 in Burnley, England.

Everton manager Sam Allardyce should seriously think about utilising Ramiro Funes Mori this season.

Ramiro Funes Mori of Everton looks on during the Premier League 2 match between Arsenal and Everton at Meadow Park on February 5, 2018 in Borehamwood, England.

Ramiro Funes Mori has not really made a huge impact for Everton since his move from River Plate in the summer of 2015 for a transfer fee reported by the club’s official Twitter account to be worth £9.5 million, but it is time for manager Sam Allardyce to throw him into action.

The 26-year-old central defender has not been able to establish himself in the Everton first team since his switch, but Allardyce cannot do any worse than bringing him into the fold now, given the suspension of defender Ashley Williams, who has not been in good form so far this season anyway.

Ramiro Funes Mori of Everton looks on during the Premier League 2 match between Arsenal and Everton at Meadow Park on February 5, 2018 in Borehamwood, England.

The centre-back has yet to make an appearance in the first team for Everton this season, but the 26-year-old has already been called up by Argentina for upcoming international matches against Italy and Spain, which underlines just how highly he is rated by Jorge Sampaoli.

Mori has been on the sidelines since March 2017, but now that he is fully fit and played for the Toffees’ Under-23 side this week, Allardyce should seriously consider recalling him and utilising him in the final months of the season.

Sam Allardyce manager of Everton during the Premier League match between Burnley and Everton at Turf Moor on March 3, 2018 in Burnley, England.

Including the defender in the starting lineup against Brighton and Hove Albion at Goodison Park in the Premier League this weekend would be a risk, but it could pay off.

Mori would be determined to play well and prove that he can still be a key player for the Toffees, and manager Allardyce should tap into this.

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