Everton fans react on Twitter to Davies display v Manchester City
By Will Butcher
Everton fans were ecstatic with academy product Tom Davies on Twitter after his wonderful performance against Manchester City on Sunday.
The 18-year-old midfielder starred for the Toffees in the middle of the park as his raw talent was crucial to Everton’s superb 4-0 win at Goodison Park against Pep Guardiola’s side.
Setting the first goal up by sliding Kevin Mirallas in who squared to Romelu Lukaku, Davies then cleared a Bacary Sagna header off the line before chipping Claudio Bravo to score his first goal for the club and Everton’s third on the day.
Another example of the Toffees superb youth academy, Davies kept new £24million signing Morgan Schneiderlin on the bench as he started alongside veteran Gareth Barry.
Everton fans were delighted on Twitter with their young midfielder, with many claiming that he that the Toffees have a special player on their hands.
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Here is a selection of their messages on Twitter:
For young Tom Davies to be man of the match with so much class on the field shows what a jewel EFC have here #EFC
— Brian Viner (@vinerbrian) January 15, 2017
Tom Davies 18 years old. I think we might, just might have one here. #EFC
— John Merro (@johnmerro1) January 15, 2017
Tom Davies, though! That chop alone is stunning. Sincerely hope Lukaku didn't get a touch. Over the moon for the lad!???? #efc
— Elliott Cuff (@CuffWrites) January 15, 2017
Tom Davies. Born blue raised blue. May he be blue for all his days. #efc
— the_nardling (@the_nardling) January 15, 2017
So happy for Davies???????? runs the length of the pitch, Ronaldo chops between two players then chips the keeper for his debut goal #EFC
— Brad (@bradsaunders_10) January 15, 2017
Lukaku the rat trying to steal that off Davies. Great goal Davies you little scouser! #efc
— jack pendleton (@jackpendo10) January 15, 2017
Everton’s number 26 scored a superb chip after being played in by Ross Barkley, despite striker Romelu Lukaku looking to touch it on the line to claim it as his.
Now with eight senior appearances in the Toffees’ first team, Davies has become a regular under manager Ronald Koeman and is expected to feature against Crystal Palace on January 21.
In other Everton news, this youngster could be about to join Championship outfit Barnsley on loan.