EVERTON’S academy director Alan Irvine is looking forward to working with highly-rated teenager George Green after the club agreed a deal with Bradford City for the youngster join the Toffees’ youth set-up next summer.
The 15-year-old, from Dewsbury, attacking midfielder had been linked with the likes of Tottenham and Bayern Munich, but Everton got there first with a reported initial bid of £280,000 in a deal potentially worth £2m to the Bantams.
“George is a young player who was attracting interest from a number of clubs,” Irvine told evertonfc.com.
“He has got good potential but at the moment that’s all it is. He has got a lot of work to do and he knows that.
“We’re happy to have him and we’re looking forward to working with him here at the academy.”
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