Everton fans react on Twitter to Beni Baningime's new contract

Everton's English midfielder Beni Baningime (C) controls the ball during the English Premier League football match between Everton and Chelsea at Goodison Park in Liverpool, north west...

Everton have handed a new deal to midfielder Beni Baningime.

Beni Baningime of Everton and Pedro of Chelsea battle for possession during the Carabao Cup Fourth Round match between Chelsea and Everton at Stamford Bridge on October 25, 2017 in London,...

Everton will be preparing for this weekend's game against Southampton, and have decided to hand a new contract to midfielder Beni Baningime in the build-up to the game.

The Toffees are surely set for a huge summer given that manager Sam Allardyce could be relieved of his duties, whilst Steve Walsh could be at risk of losing his job amid links to Marcel Brands.

Some players may also be fearing for their futures, but one player who can seemingly enjoy the next few years at Goodison Park is midfielder Beni Baningime.

The 19-year-old, born in Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of Congo, joined Everton way back in 2007 at the age of just seven, and has risen up through the ranks at Goodison Park.

Everton's English midfielder Beni Baningime (C) controls the ball during the English Premier League football match between Everton and Chelsea at Goodison Park in Liverpool, north west...

This season, Baningime has broken into the Everton first team, making 11 appearances in all competitions in what has been a promising season for the central midfielder.

Today, Everton have rewarded Baningime for his progress with a new contract until 2022, and Toffees fans have been taking to Twitter to offer their reaction to the news.

Most Everton fans are delighted with the news, feeling that Baningime has a huge future ahead of him, though a loan move to a Championship club – such as Derby County – may be great for him next term.

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