Report: David Unsworth targeting three signings for Everton's under-23 side

David Unsworth, Manager of Everton U23 looks on during the Premier League 2 match between Arsenal and Everton at Meadow Park on February 5, 2018 in Borehamwood, England.

Everton's under-23 side lost 3-1 in the Merseyside derby against Liverpool yesterday.

David Unsworth, Manager of Everton U23 looks on during the Premier League 2 match between Arsenal and Everton at Meadow Park on February 5, 2018 in Borehamwood, England.

According to a report in the Liverpool Echo, David Unsworth is eyeing up three new signings for his under-23 side in the summer.

The Everton youth coach is planning to make big changes at development squad level, after what has been an indifferent season for the Toffees.

Many of Everton’s star youngsters have been called into the first-team, which has mean that Unsworth’s side’s results have been inconsistent.

David Unsworth, Caretaker Manager of Everton looks on during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Everton at Selhurst Park on November 18, 2017 in London, England.

The youth boss is now said to be hoping that he is given a budget to make additions for next season though.

Unsworth wants a defender, a midfielder and a striker added to strengthen his under-23 side.

David Unsworth, Caretaker Manager of Everton looks on prior to the UEFA Europa League group E match between Everton FC and Atalanta at Goodison Park on November 23, 2017 in Liverpool,...

Everton are expected to invest heavily in their first-team this summer, but Unsworth is hoping that some of the budget is kept over to bring in some potential stars of the future.

Everton’s under-23 side were beaten 3-1 by Liverpool last night, to further highlight the improvements that need to be made.

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