Report: Plymouth want Everton youngster Conor Grant

Conor Grant of Everton looks on during a pre season friendly match between Accrington Stanley and Everton at The Store First Stadium on July 17, 2013 in Accrington, England.

Grant is yet to make a first-team appearance at Everton.

Keanan Bennetts of Tottenham Hotspur and Conor Grant of Everton during the Premier League 2 match between Tottenham Hotspur and Everton on January 15, 2018 in Enfield, England.

The Plymouth Herald have reported that Derek Adams' League One outfit Plymouth Argyle want to sign Everton midfielder Conor Grant on loan until the end of the season.

Argyle manager Adams confirmed to the Herald on Thursday that he was in talks with a Premier League club over the signing of a midfielder, with only formalities to be completed before Grant puts pen to paper with the 15th-placed side.

"It’s a Premier League club that we are dealing with so we are just waiting for the paperwork to be verified and signed," Adams said.

Marko Stankovic of Vienna (L) challenges Conor Grant of Everton during the preseason friendly match between Austria Wien and FC Everton at the Generali Arena on July 14, 2013 in Vienna,...

Now, that appears to be Everton's 22-year-old academy product Grant, who is yet to make a senior appearance for the Toffees

However, Grant has an extensive knowledge of the loan system in both England and Scotland, turning out for the likes of Doncaster Rovers, Ipswich Town and Scottish Premiership side Motherwell.

Derek Adams, Manager of Plymouth Argyle looks on during The Emirates FA Cup Third Round Replay match between Plymouth Argyle and Liverpool at Home Park on January 18, 2017 in Plymouth,...Derek Adams.

This season, the one-time England Under-18 international has featured for League Two side Crewe Alexandra during the first half of the season - clocking up 18 appearances for the Cheshire-based side.

But Adams believes a step up to the third tier is not beyond Grant's ability and is looking to land him on loan until the end of the season. The move could even turn permanent, with Grant's Everton contract expiring this summer.

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