Luke Garbutt's loan stay at Colchester United has been extended by a further month.
The left-back is now set to remain with the League One outfit until 10 November.
In addition, Everton have given the 20-year-old permission to play in the FA Cup, with the Us set to appear in the first round proper on the weekend of 9 November.
So far Garbutt has played four times for Joe Dunne's side, featuring in three draws and a defeat to high-flying Wolves.
The 14th-placed Essex outfit are at home to Walsall on Saturday afternoon.
Meanwhile, Everton are next in action on 19 October when Hull City visit Goodison. Click here for tickets.