Everton striker Calum Dyson set for Plymouth loan

Grimsby Town's Calum Dyson in action with Plymouth Argyle's Antoni Sarcevic

HITC Sport understands the Everton forward is being lined up for a loan to Plymouth.

Grimsby Town's Calum Dyson in action with Plymouth Argyle's Antoni SarcevicCalum Dyson in action for Grimsby against Plymouth Argyle's Antoni Sarcevic

Highly-rated Everton striker Calum Dyson is closing in on a loan switch to Plymouth Argyle, HITC Sport understands from sources close to the club.

Dyson has come through the ranks at Everton and is highly-regarded within the corridors of power at Goodison Park.

The 20-year-old has yet to make his senior debut for Everton, but he has been a regular in the club's Under-23s for the last couple of seasons.

Dyson finished as joint top scorer for Everton's Under-23s last season, helping them win the Premier League 2 title despite spending the second half of last season on loan at Grimsby Town.

The powerful forward impressed at Grimsby, scoring four goals in 14 starts in League Two and was named Grimsby's Young Player of the Season.

Dyson also had loan stints at Stockport and Chester in the 2015/16 season and Everton feel a move to League One is the next stage in his development.

Plymouth Argyle Manager Derek Adams shakes Jordan Houghton's hand after the matchPlymouth Argyle Manager Derek Adams

A number of clubs are understood to have made enquiries for Dyson this summer, but Plymouth have moved quickly to try and agree a deal with Everton.

Plymouth boss Derek Adams is keen to strengthen his attacking options as his side prepare for life back in League One and he sees Dyson as being a valuable addition to his plans.

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