David Unsworth says Everton Under-21s are already champing at the bit ahead of their first pre-season friendly this weekend.
The young Blues take on Southport at the Merseyrail Community Stadium at 3pm on Saturday.
And having recently returned from a training camp in Austria, Unsworth reported back to evertontv his delight at the squad's mid-summer fitness.
Watch the video above to hear the former Blues defender discuss the trip to Obertraun, his thoughts ahead of the game against Southport and more.
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Kick-off between Southport and Everton XI on Saturday is at 3pm. Fans wishing to attend the game can pay on the gate – adult tickets are priced £8 and concessions £5.
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