“Very good guy, I’ve been fortunate enough to meet him several times, sit down and have a chat with him,” Mills told Football Insider.
“Very impressed with him, he’s across everything, I guarantee it. I’ve been down at Finch Farm where he’s been watching the under-15s, watching the under-17s, watching the under-18s.
“He’s across everything, yeah, it’s his job but as a technical director he’s looking for talent not just from abroad, from the Premier League or whatever, he’s looking within as well.”
Brands has had another busy summer at Goodison Park, securing the permanent signing of Gomes after his loan spell at the club as well as bringing in the likes of Moise Kean and Fabian Delph from Juventus and Manchester City respectively.
In other Everton news, it can be REVEALED that the club have a medical lined up for a defender in a deal potentially worth £13million.