Not sure you're correct here. What would Dowell offer that Sigurdsson, Rooney, Sandro, Klaassen (or even Barkley as he's still here) don't?
same as what Rooney offered when he broke into the team 13 years ago.. an evertonian, who came through the ranks, none of the players you mentioned offer us the total package that Dowell does, skill,technique,determination,youth that is coming through our system and has won the world cup.
id actually have Dowell start ahead of the players you mentioned Lxxx. but thats just a personal preference.