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Dennis Adeniran

Everton completed the signing of England Under-18 midfielder Dennis Adeniran from Fulham on deadline day of the 2017 summer transfer window. 

After making an impressive start for the Blues' Under-23 side Adeniran saw his season curtailed by injury.

It was a cruel blow for a player boss David Unsworth said "was flying" but, having made a full recovery, Adeniran swiftly re-engaged top gear in the 2018-19 campaign - producing a series of combative and energetic displays in the middle of the park to help Unsworth's side complete a league and cup double success.

In his time at Fulham, Adeniran made five appearances for the Cottagers’ first team and scored on his professional debut in a League Cup match at Leyton Orient in 2016.

He played for England at the European Under-17 Championship in the same year, when the Young Lions reached the quarter finals.

The Londoner joined Fulham as a 12-year-old and was promptly converted from a striker to a central midfielder.

Adeniran did not lose his nose for goal, however. In addition to his first-team strike, he scored five times for Fulham’s Under-23s in 2016-17.

Contracted until: June 2021