Everton Under-18s midfielder Luke Butterfield has signed a first professional contract with the Club, penning a three-year deal until the end of June 2023.
Butterfield joined the Blues at Under-12 level, having previously been with Blackburn Rovers.
The talented youngster, who turned 17 last week, has impressed throughout his time at Everton Academy.
He is currently an important part of Paul Tait’s Everton Under-18s team and has started every match as the young Blues have kicked off the 2020/21 season in style.
Everton sit top of the U18 Premier League (North) table having taken 10 points from their opening four games, with Butterfield’s composure and accurate, intelligent passing helping set the tone for the Toffees’ fine performances.
Born in Yorkshire, Butterfield has been capped by Scotland at Under-16 level.