Everton fans react on Twitter as Brendan Galloway agrees contract extension

Brendan Galloway agreed a contract extension with Everton.

Brendan Galloway has today agreed a new contract with Everton, as confirmed by the official website.

The young defender, 19, has been one of the standout players in Everton’s strong team this season, marauding the left flank as if he was a much more experienced player.

In the absence of Leighton Baines, Galloway has established himself as first-choice left-back, and it is hard to imagine that Baines will walk straight back into a starting role now that he is back and ready to play again after injury.

The former MK Dons youngster, who moved to Goodison Park in 2014, has made 16 of his total 18 Everton appearances this term, missing just one Premier League game - against Spurs - through injury.

He is one of many young players currently excelling under the stewardship of Roberto Martinez, and tying him down to 2020 ensures his long-term future will be on Merseyside.

Galloway spoke on the deal, as quoted by the official website, expressing his delight at extending his contract.

“I’m really happy to commit my future here,” the youngster said said. “This is a club that has got so much young talent and is moving forward. It’s great to be able to commit to being a part of that.”

Following the confirmation of the news, Everton fans took to Twitter to express their delight that the Toffees have tied down a real star of the future.

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