Tyias Targets Royals Role

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Tyias Browning hopes to follow up his full Premier League debut with a first involvement in the Capital One Cup.

The Everton Academy graduate was pivotal to the Blues keeping a clean sheet against Swansea City on Saturday as the two sides played out an entertaining goalless draw.

The 21-year-old had four Premier League substitute appearances and a Europa League start to his name before kick-off - and has now set his sights on a first involvement in the League Cup at Reading on Tuesday.

Roberto Martinez praised his young defender at the final whistle, noting that being pitted against in-form winger Jefferson Montero on such an occasion would have been no easy task.

Yet Browning coped admirably and, with Seamus Coleman an injury doubt in the build-up to the contest, he admitted to having an inkling that he might be thrust into his full league bow.

"I thought I did okay,” the England Under-21 international told evertontv before the squad departed South Wales. "Hopefully I’ve done enough to get a start in the next game.

"There were bits I can work on but I’m quite happy with my performance.

"I only found out I was going to play in the meeting before the game and I was happy to be selected.

“I did have an idea that I might be starting. It was always in the back of my mind, but the manager could have put someone else at right-back.”

Browning also explained how the support of his teammates helped him through what was at times an end-to-end encounter.

"The lads helped me a lot, talked to me and gave me some advice,” he added.

"They all congratulated me on my first league start. They’ve all been nice to me and given me a pat on the back."

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