John Lundstram hopes his Championship experience can help Everton Under-21s finish the season strongly.
The midfielder has spent the bulk of the campaign at Yeovil but returned last week to boost the Blues' youth ranks.
His first game back was Monday's 2-0 win over Stoke and he is set to feature again when Alan Stubbs' side travel to West Brom on Friday afternoon (2pm).
Lundstram told evertontv: "Coming back, I feel a lot more confident. I feel like I have a lot more experience than a lot of the lads so it's like I'm the older head.
"I think also it has quickened my play up. If that can be of benefit to the lads here at Everton then great.
"It's definitely good to be back with the lads. I have missed all the banter and my mates that I know back here."
The Under-21 league splits in two at the end of the current campaign with a top half finish assuring teams a place in the higher division next term.
The Blues moved into the top half after Monday's win but three points at the Hawthorns are vital if they are to consolidate their place.
Lundstram added: "The result against Stoke was good. We put in a great performance and won through two good goals from Conor McAleny.
"We want to try and finish the season well and get as high up the league as we can. We believe we can win every game we have left from now until the end of the season."
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You can read more from Lundstram in Saturday's matchday programme.