DOMINIC Calvert-Lewin has been compared to Cristiano Ronaldo following his stunning start to the season.
Everton assistant Davide Ancelotti believes the England star shares similarities with CR7 – one of many great’s his father Carlo has coached.
Dominic Calvert-Lewin has been likened to Cristiano Ronaldo[/caption]
Everton assistant Davide Ancelotti claims DCL has the same attributes as CR7[/caption]
Calvert-Lewin is enjoying his best run of form for the Toffees, having bagged 14 goals in 16 games across all competitions this season.
And Everton assistant Davide claimed Calvert-Lewin has the same superstar potential as the likes of Ronaldo and Didier Drogba – who are just two of many to benefit from Carlo’s wisdom.
Ancelotti Jr told talkSPORT: “He is a special player. He has fantastic abilities.
“Game-by-game you can see his improvement and how he is able to make the difference in this league. It’s not easy to make the difference.
The special ability he has, that all the big talents have, is that he knows his body really well. For example, Ronaldo was a player like this
“Especially from a physical point of view, it’s difficult to see a player in this league that is better than the others because the level is really high.
“But Dominic is able to impress from this point of view.”
He added: “I think he has all [the attributes] to be the same [as Ronaldo and other strikers Ancelotti has coached].
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“Of course, he is at the beginning of his way. But as I said, game-by-game, I’m seeing big improvements. Also in training he is working very hard to improve.
“The special ability he has, that all the big talents have, is that he knows his body really well. He knows his feelings really well and that’s not so common.
“For example, Ronaldo was a player like this. He was able to understand his body.”