Tom Davies has signed a new long-term deal at Everton, the Premier League club have confirmed.
Midfielder Davies, 20, has
Having made his senior debut in 2016, Davies forced himself into the first-team picture under Ronald Koeman but played a bit-part role during Sam Allardyce's time at Goodison Park.
The England Under-21 international became Everton's youngest captain earlier this season, though he has struggled for a regular spot under Marco Silva, making just 13 starts in all competitions this term.
However, Silva has insisted that Davies is a vital part of Everton's future.
"It's really important to secure Tom's future here at Everton. He's an important player for us now and he will be going forward, for sure," Silva told Everton's official website.
"He's had some very good moments this season, captaining the team and taking
| From @EvertonAcademy graduate to our youngest-ever captain, Tom Davies has loved every minute and is excited for the future at #EFC after signing his new deal.— Everton (@Everton) April 29, 2019
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They are also level on points with 10th place Watford while 11th is a bit more distant with West Ham four points off the pace.