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Zan-Luk Leban

Goalkeeper Zan-Luk Leban joined Everton from Polish outfit FCB Escola Varsovia in 2019.

The talented stopper saw his maiden campaign frustrated by a knee ligament injury but showed sufficient promise to be offered a two-and-a-half-year professional contract in December 2019.

Upon returning to full fitness, Slovenia youth international Leban played Everton Under-18s' final six league matches of the 2019/20 season before the campaign was curtailed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Leban established himself in the Everton Under-18s team in 2020/21, starting 19 of the Blues' 24 league matches.

He also played a starring role in Everton's thrilling run to the FA Youth Cup quarter-finals, making a series of stunning saves as the Toffees eliminated tournament favourites Manchester City and Chelsea.

Leban's fine Everton form saw him rewarded with a call-up to the Slovenia squad for the 2021 UEFA European Under-21s Championship, which was co-hosted by his home country and Hungary.

The 2021/22 season saw Leban make the step up to Everton's Under-23 squad and he made four Premier League 2 appearances for the side. Still eligible for the Toffees' Under-18s team, he also started six league matches for Paul Tait's outfit.

Leban signed a new contract in February 2023 until the end of June 2025.

Contracted until: June 2025