Everton defender Jarrad Branthwaite has joined Championship team Blackburn Rovers on loan for the remainder of the 2020/21 season.
The 18-year-old talent signed for the Blues from boyhood club Carlisle United in January 2020.
Having initially linked up with Everton Under-23s, the centre-back made his Toffees First-Team debut at Wolverhampton Wanderers on 12 July. He has made a further four senior appearances for Carlo Ancelotti’s side.
Branthwaite joins a Blackburn team who sit 11th in the Championship table and are managed by Tony Mowbray.