Brendan Galloway has signed a new deal with Everton.

Brendan Galloway signs new deal with Everton

Published Add your comment

Article continues below

Article continues below

Defender Brendan Galloway has been rewarded for his impressive displays for Everton with a new contract until June 2020.

The 19-year-old full-back was handed his chance at first-team level at the end of last season following injuries to Leighton Baines and Bryan Oviedo and has not looked back.

Galloway, who has made 16 appearances this season, told the club's official website: "I'm really happy to commit my future here.

"This is a club that has got so much young talent and is moving forward. It's great to be able to commit to being a part of that.

"My family came up to watch me sign so it was nice to have them around. They have been with me all the way."

The Zimbabwe-born player began his career with MK Dons before joining Everton in August 2014 on a five-year deal.

Toffees boss Roberto Martinez said: "Brendan arrived at the football club with a very clear development path in front of him but the reality is that he has surpassed that.

"Then he joined the first team environment and he has developed into an important player and a very good performer. At Everton we will always reward those who deserve it.

"This is another step forward. He is still a young man but one with a fantastic personality. This is a day for him to celebrate with his family, but also one for everyone connected with Everton to recognise a young man who has come through and done so well."

Galloway, who has also been called up by England Under-21s this season, is likely to start again against Norwich on Saturday but faces a battle to hold onto his place with Baines now fit again.

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

Premier League

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


This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. 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