Confirmed: Everton agree terms with senior man who left PL side in February
By Harvey Byrne
Everton have appointed Dave Adams as the club’s new academy head of coaching, it was confirmed on Thursday.
The Merseyside giants are currently putting a lot of focus on an already impressive academy as they look to create a force for the future.
They have already brought in players such as Bassala Sambou and Chris Renshaw in the past year and on Thursday afternoon it was confirmed by the club’s official Twitter page that hey had appointed Adams, who according to Training Ground Guru left Premier League rivals Swansea in February.
???? | #EFC have appointed Dave Adams as the Club’s new Academy Head of Coaching.
— Everton (@Everton) March 23, 2017
The 37-year-old has vast of experience of coaching at his relatively young age and has worked with the Wales national youth teams for seven years, while spending two years in a head of coaching role at Swansea.
The Welsh club turned their academy from a Category 2 ranked side to a well-establish Category 1 academy during Adams’ time at the club and Everton will now be hoping he helps their youngsters progress.
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The Toffees Under-23s are currently sat at the top of the Premier League 2 table with the likes of Liam Walsh starring in the youth ranks.
Meanwhile, current first teamers Tom Davies and Ross Barkley are two of a number of youngsters to have made the step up from the club’s academy.
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