Teenage Everton defender Jarrad Branthwaite signs new deal at Goodison Park

The centre-back, 19, has put pen to paper on a deal to remain with the Toffees until the summer of 2025, with the option of a further year.
Jarrad Branthwaite has been with Everton since January 2020 (Jon Super/PA)

Jarrad Branthwaite has been with Everton since January 2020 (Jon Super/PA)

By PA Sport Staff

Everton have announced teenage defender Jarrad Branthwaite has signed a new contract with the club.

The centre-back, 19, has put pen to paper on a deal to remain with the Toffees until the summer of 2025, with the option of a further year.

Branthwaite joined from Carlisle in January 2020 and has made six appearances for Everton to date, as well as spending time on loan at Blackburn last season.

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“It feels like Everton have full belief in me so I have to show them what I can do,” Branthwaite told evertontv.

“I am buzzing to get the deal done and commit my future to the club.

“The way Everton have treated me and the pathway I can see are why I was eager to stay longer. The games I’ve had show there is a place for me in the side.

“Playing for Everton’s first team is a massive honour. I want more so I have to prove I am good enough to be there and keep progressing.”


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