Highly-rated Everton youngster Antony Evans has signed his first pro deal with the club.
The attacking midfielder has been with Everton since the age of nine and turned 17 last month.
Evans, who broke into Everton's Under-21s side last season as a 16-year-old is tipped for a bright future at Goodison Park and he admitted it was a wish fulfilled to sign professional terms.
"It's a dream come true and all I've wanted since I was a kid starting out playing football," Evans told the club's official website.
Everton and Aston Villa have made bids for highly-rated Bury teenager Matty Foulds, sources have told ESPN FC.
Foulds is regarded as one of the best young talents outside the top two leagues, and a host of clubs have been keeping tabs on his progress.
The 17-year-old has yet to make his league debut for Bury, but he attracted attention in their Capital One Cup clash with Leicester City in August and has been on the bench for every game since.
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