Walsh: “Ademola’s the future, he’s come in and done well but he’s still got a lot of development to do. But putting him and Tom Davies in the first team sends out the right signals and really does help when it comes to attracting more young players to your football club.
“Even the best talents are interested in Everton. You get a pathway through to the first team which you might not get with another club.
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“I think if you can buy those players and integrate them with your own youngsters of quality then it’s a potent mix. It gives you that energy and vitality.
“Then you put your Gana in there, Rom, Ross, Ash. Morgan Schneiderlin – I mean, you look at Morgan and think, ‘he’s a real player who can advance you as a club, no question’.”