Everton Under-23s begin the defence of their Premier League 2 title against Leicester City at Southport FC on Monday night - and ahead of the game evertontv caught up with four new faces in David Unsworth’s talented squad.
Goalkeeper Harry Tyrer, centre-back Joe Anderson, midfielder Einar Iversen and striker Ellis Simms have been promoted from the Blues’ Under-18 side for the 2019/20 campaign.
Watch the video above or click here to hear the quartet explain their excitement about the new season and discuss the challenge of making the next step in their careers.
As well as winning the league title last season, the Under-23s lifted the Premier League Cup to complete an unprecedented double.
The young Blues’ opening clash against Leicester on Monday night kicks off at 7pm at Southport FC's Merseyrail Community Stadium. Season Ticket and Lounge Members, as well as fans who who have signed up to the Club's Official Membership scheme, can attend the match FOR FREE.
Free entry to Under-23s and Everton Ladies matches is one of several perks which Official Members receive. Click here for a full list of benefits and to sign up as an Official Member.