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Griffiths Keen To Repay Support

Under-21s goalkeeper delighted with first professional deal.

Griffiths Keen To Repay Support

Russell Griffiths has thanked the support he has received from Everton’s coaches after signing his first professional deal with the Club.

The 18-year-old shot-stopper hailed the relationship he enjoys with the coaches who have helped to develop him since joining the club four years ago.

“I’ve been really happy with my development since I have been here,” he told evertontv. “The club give you bags of confidence and you need that to get better.

“I have a good relationship with Kevin O’Brien, the Academy goalkeeping coach and Kevin Sheedy – they have been great, as was Alan Irvine before he sadly left.”

After a successful season with the Under-18s, Griffiths is now targeting a regular role with the Under-21s this season as a reward for his efforts.

“Last season was a great one after winning the Under-18s title,” explained Griffiths. “Hopefully now I can push on and help win the Under-21s league.

“My personal aims are to play consistently for the Under-21s but knowing the manager will always give you a chance, I would love to try and get on the bench or even turn out for the first team.”

You can catch Griffiths in action this weekend as the Under-21s travel to the Corbett Sports Stadium on Saturday to take on Rhyl.

Follow @Everton on Twitter for live match updates, with highlights and reaction on evertontv in the following days.

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