- Born: 12/09/1996
- Birthplace: Wrexham
- Nationality: British
Arlen Birch became a first-year scholar at Everton on Friday 28 June 2013.
The right-back had already spent five years at the Blues' Academy and signed scholarship forms alongside 13 other young Blues as part of the summer intake.
Ahead of the 2013/14 season, Arlen sat down with evertonfc.com to reveal a bit more about himself.
Name: Arlen Birch
Date of birth: 12 September 1996
Place of birth: Wrexham
Previous clubs: None
What countries are you eligible to represent?: England, Wales
Have you made any international appearances?: Yes, I currently have six caps for England Under-16s after playing in the Montigue tournament, the Victory Shield and a friendly against Spain
What player would you say you most play like?: Jordi Alba
What are your strengths: Speed, strength
What aspect of your game do you need to improve most?: Heading
What age were you when you joined Everton?: 11
Favourite film: The Hangover
Favourite video game: FIFA 13
Favourite place in the world: My bed
Best stadium you've played at: Chesterfield
Dream job if you weren't a footballer: Bin man
Favourite Everton first-team player: Leighton Baines
Boots: Adidas F50s