Football

Gibson makes Toffees impression

Published Add your comment

Football News
24/7

He only joined on Friday, but new signing Darron Gibson has already impressed Everton as he made his debut this weekend away at Aston Villa.

The Republic of Ireland international started in the centre of midfield alongside Marouane Fellaini, and the new number 4 didn't take long to adjust to his new surroundings.

Striker and team-mate Victor Anichebe said of Gibson's debut: "I think he's a great signing and I'm sure he'll push on to keep doing well with us."

The move could have significance for Gibson at international level, with the 24-year-old hoping to earn a place in Giovanni Trapattoni's final Euro 2012 squad this summer. He had only appeared twice for Manchester United this season, and needed first-team football to boost his chances of a trip to Poland & Ukraine.

Gibson, whose trademarks include long-range shooting, faces a fight to remain in the Everton first-team however, as David Moyes has Jack Rodwell, Phil Neville, Tim Cahill, Leon Osman and Fellaini to choose from for a starting berth in the centre of the park at Goodison.

Gibson will be looking to get his second appearance and home debut this weekend as the Toffees face Steve Kean's struggling Blackburn Rovers.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/writeforgms

Topics:
Football
Premier League
Everton
Darron Gibson

Article Comments

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author

DISCLAIMER

This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again