Everton to confirm Peterlin signing

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Everton are expected to confirm the signing of 22-year-old American midfielder Anton Peterlin.

Peterlin will be manager David Moyes' first summer signing, after impressing on a 10-day trial last season, when he was able to attend the FA Cup victory over Middlesbrough.

The FA Cup finalists returned to training on Monday with Peterlin declaring: "I am not sure how often miracles happen, but I will not squander this opportunity."

Moving from Ventura County Fusion for a nominal fee, he is expected to complete the details of a one-year contract.

Fusion play in the fourth tier of US football - the Premier Development League - but Moyes declared: "Anton really impressed myself and the coaching staff with his attitude and undoubted ability."

Peterlin added: "The trial period I was there was great. To play alongside some great names like Phil Neville, Tim Cahill and Tim Howard was an experience.

"Their poise on the ball was terrific and they demand the highest level out of your play every time out."

Everton's youngsters and non-internationals were back in training on Monday, with those on international duty like Manchester City target Joleon Lescott not returning until next week.

Moyes took the squad to Scotland for a training camp near Edinburgh on Monday, and a reserve XI will play at Bury on Friday.

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