Beni Baningme a name for the future at Everton, says David Unsworth

The midfielder was impressive for the under-21s against Chelsea this week.

Beni Baningme is a name to keep an eye out for in future at Everton, David Unsworth has told the club’s official website.

The youngster has been in impressive form in the Everton youth ranks this season with a series of notable displays.

His best set arguably came earlier in the campaign as the 17-year-old midfielder captained the under 18 side to success in the Dallas Cup in America.

This week saw him rewarded for that by under-21 boss David Unsworth, as he was handed his chance to impress in a 0-0 draw with Chelsea that capped a fine season for the youngsters.

Baningme did not look out of place either, and Unsworth says his is a name that fans will be hearing a lot more of in future.

"It was Beni's first start for us and it was an outstanding display," he told "He's been like that all season for the Under-18s, which is great, and he's an exciting player and certainly a name you'll hear a lot more in the future."

The youngster will now be hoping he can establish himself in the youth ranks with an eye to breaking through to the first-team in future.

Everton are well known for handing youth a chance, and he will buoyed by the progress the likes of Ross Barkley, John Stones and more recently Brendan Galloway have enjoyed.

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