Striker Anton Forrester has joined Blackburn Rovers on a free transfer.
The 18-year-old, whose contract was due to expire at the end of the season, moves to Ewood Park following a successful trial period with the Lancashire club.
He has signed a contract that will keep him with the Championship outfit until June 2015.
Forrester joined Everton at the age of nine and progressed through the Club’s Academy ranks, featuring regularly for the Under-16s and Under-18s sides.
Most recently, the Liverpool-born frontman had been on the fringes of Alan Stubbs’ development squad, making seven appearances for the Under-21s this season.
As part of the agreement with Blackburn Rovers, Everton will receive a percentage of any future sell-on fee for Forrester.