Frank Lampard confident Anthony Gordon will stay at Everton

Frank Lampard expects Anthony Gordon to remain an Everton player after the transfer window closes.

The 21-year-old winger has been the subject of intense speculation over his future after being linked with Chelsea.

Luis Sinisterra fired a 55th-minute equaliser for Leeds on his full Premier League debut after Gordon's second goal in successive matches had given Everton a half-time lead.

Lampard said: "I'm very confident. You've seen the reasons why in the last two games because he's our player. He's a very good player and he's going to get better."

The former Chelsea boss said the deadline he had set on whether to consider any further advances from the Londoners for Gordon had passed.

"Anthony's too important a player," Lampard added. "I think he's shown his worth in the last two games.

"With two days (of the transfer window) to go, what good would it do us to do anything with Anthony?"

Lampard also expressed his frustration after being unable to include new signing Neal Maupay in his squad.

Everton completed the deal on Friday but because Monday was a Bank Holiday it did not count as one of the four days required in order for a player to be eligible.

The point apiece for both sides at Elland Road kept Leeds in fifth place in the table, while Everton climbed out of the bottom three, but remain winless after five matches.

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