Long Joins Dons On Loan
Teenage striker heads to MK Dons for one month.
Chris Long has joined MK Dons on a one-month loan.
The Everton Under-21s forward heads to League One to be a part of Karl Robinson’s squad, currently 11th and six points off the play-offs.
The 18-year-old striker, who can also operate out wide, has joined several of his Blues teammates in securing experience in the Football League this term.
John Lundstram and Shane Duffy are both at Yeovil Town until the end of the season, while Luke Garbutt's stay at Colchester United was extended on Tuesday for a further month.
Striker Hallam Hope and defender Matthew Pennington joined Northampton Town and Tranmere Rovers respectively on one-month deals at the start of January, while Francisco Junior remains with Dutch outfit Vitesse Arnhem.
Long has been in fine form for the Under-21s this term, netting five goals in 11 appearances for Alan Stubbs' side.
Keep an eye on evertonfc.com to hear how Everton's loaned-out youngsters fare in the coming weeks.