New Everton signing Alex Iwobi might have to be patient before he becomes a regular in the side, with winger Bernard having made a bright start to the new season.
The Brazilian was the match-winner on Saturday with his strike against Watford, and the ace impressed from the left.
Last term Bernard spent a lot of time getting to grips with the Premier League, and only really started to come good in the second half of the campaign.
Hopes are high for the £120,000-a-week star (Spotrac) this year now that he knows the league, and the signs are promising.
There’s a chance that his early form could mean Iwobi experiences a difficult start at Goodison Park.
Iwobi, signed for a fee that could rise to £34 million (BBC Sport), was on the bench against the Hornets and it’s a position he might have to get used to for the time being.
The Nigeria international tends to play from the left, but Bernard looked a real threat all afternoon.
It would perhaps be unwise for Marco Silva to drop the South American, who makes things happen for the Toffees.