Could Everton's Ademola Lookman be the super-sub to decide the Merseyside derby?

General view as the inside of Goodison Park is seen prior to the Premier League match between Everton and Watford at Goodison Park on November 5, 2017 in Liverpool, England.

The Everton winger could cause Liverpool's defence plenty of problems if he comes off the bench.

Ademola Lookman of Everton during the Premier League match between Southampton and Everton at St Mary's Stadium on November 26, 2017 in Southampton, England.

Everton's upcoming match against Liverpool will go a long way to showing just how quickly Sam Allardyce has made his mark at Goodison Park, but it could come down to the manager's second-half decisions if it is as tight as some are expecting.

Step forward Ademola Lookman, who looks set to play a role under the new Toffees boss after coming off the bench for the last 20 minutes against Huddersfield Town last time out.

The former Charlton Athletic winger has the speed and skill-set to be an effective super-sub against a Liverpool defence that has come in for plenty of criticism this season.

Ademola Lookman of England U21's during a training session at St Georges Park on November 8, 2017 in Burton-upon-Trent, England.

While Reds boss Jurgen Klopp has ironed out some of the problems at the back, there is still the prospect of a capitulation if opponents attack with pace and determination and Lookman could be just the man if Everton are searching for a late goal.

The youngster proved just that when he scored on his debut against Manchester City last season and it will be interesting to see if he is thrown on with time running out against Everton's fiercest rivals.

Everton fans have been tipping Lookman for stardom ever since he arrived at the club, and what a way to announce himself once and for all with a goal in the Merseyside derby.

Sam Allardyce, Manager of Everton looks on during the Premier League match between Everton and Huddersfield Town at Goodison Park on December 2, 2017 in Liverpool, England.

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