Luke Butterfield

Centre midfielder Luke Butterfield joined Everton at Under-12 level having previously played for Blackburn Rovers.

Having impressively progressed through the ranks at Everton, he signed a first professional contract with the Club in October 2020, penning a three-year deal until June 2023.

Butterfield emerged as a key player for Paul Tait's Everton Under-18s in 2020/21 and produced the most exhilarating moment of the campaign when he scored a stunning 98th-minute winner to knock holders Manchester City out of the FA Youth Cup at the fourth-round stage.

As well as being a consistent starter for Everton Under-18s, Butterfield made six appearances for David Unsworth's Under-23s in 2020/21.

A Scotland youth international who boasts impressive technique and a wide passing range, his football idol is Barcelona great Sergio Busquets.

Butterfield’s favourite pre-match meal is beans on toast and his other hobbies include golf.

Contracted until: June 2023