Another lung-busting run, another goal for Tom Davies ?you can understand why Everton asked for the midfielder to be spared a trip to the European Under-19s Championships barely a fortnight before their own new season could kick off this summer.
Whether it鈥檚 with the ball (against Manchester City), or without (against Leicester City), Davies鈥?hard-running has brought him his first two Premier League goals in well-earned fashioned.
While many observers have already pointed out that the savvy teenager鈥檚 game is heavily accented on a football intelligence beyond his years, another powerful weapon in his armoury is those stellar energy levels that his goals have shown.
His spectacular maiden effort in front of the Gwladys Street back in January showed both incredible fitness levels and composure to finish with such a deft strike following a mazy dribble.
Davies鈥?latest goal ?down at the Park End ?was the fruit of a dart into the area to provide support to Kevin Mirallas.
Like with all top young players, both Davies鈥?club and country have to be diligent to ensure that the rising star does not suffer burn-out.
Unlike most of his colleagues in the England Under-19s squad that he has been captaining of late, who are mostly turning out in Under-23s or Academy football, Davies is a fully-fledged Premier League regular who has featured in 18 games for Everton this season, including 12 out of their last 13 matches.
Davies won鈥檛 have Georgia on his mind in July along with the rest of the Young Lions but that will suit Evertonians just fine that the midfielder is saving all his running for them.
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The past few days have been something of a whirlwind for the youngster who it must be remembered doesn鈥檛 even turn 19 until June 30.
In little more than a week, he made his Merseyside Derby debut, played against Manchester United at Old Trafford, signed a new five-year deal at the Blues and then doubled his senior goals tally with a quickfire strike just 30 seconds into Sunday鈥檚 home game against Premier League champions Leicester City.
Although Davies could yet be bumped up the England team for the Under-20 World Cup in May or the European Under-21 Championship in June, the FA have agreed to Everton鈥檚 request to rest him so close to the new season.
Ronald Koeman鈥檚 side could be back in competitive Europa League action themselves before the end of July so being spared the trip to the Caucasus will be a welcome relief to player and manager alike.
In the meantime, with Morgan Schneiderlin fit again, competition for places in Everton鈥檚 midfield is fierce but with displays like Davies鈥?on Sunday will make it increasingly difficult for the Blues boss to leave him out over the final six weeks of the current campaign.