Date: 30th April 2019 at 6:07pm
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Tom Davies has made 89 senior appearances for Everton since bursting out of our academy in 2016, but the England U21 international has no intentions of stopping there.

The 20-year-old has shared with the club’s official website that he intends to go on and win a trophy with the Toffees, having put pen to paper to a new four-year contract, which will keep him at Goodison Park until 2023.

His new deal should see him earn considerably more than his previously-reported £25,000-a-week, too, which saw him bank less than Maarten Stekelenburg, James McCarthy, and Oumar Niasse.

Davies also became Everton’s youngest captain when he took the armband against Rotherham in our 3-1 Carabao Cup win back in August, and has gone on to lead the side out of the tunnel on a further five occasions – all in the Premier League.

That, however, is just the start for our central ace, even if he has been on the fringes of the first-team under Marco Silva.

“I am made up to sign a new deal,” Davies said. “It is all I have ever wanted since I was a kid and I am so happy. I feel the club has faith in me and they’ve shown that by giving me this contract.

“I’m progressing all the time, and this is the place where I feel I can develop. It is where I want to be. I’ve had some big moments here, and I want to produce more of them and show everyone how good I am.

“My ambition has always been to win something here. I would love that, and I know all the other lads would love it, too.”

Silva has also gone on record multiple times of late stating the importance Davies has in his plans, and praised the Liverpool-born midfielder’s attitude when not in the side.

“It’s really important to secure Tom’s future here at Everton,” the boss added. “He’s an important player for us now and he will be going forward, for sure.

“He’s had some very good moments this season, captaining the team and taking big responsibility on his shoulders. Even when he has not played because the competition is really tough, he has shown his desire in the way he works always.

“He’s a player from our academy, he loves our club, and he will be a really important player in the years to come.”