Everton complete £9m signing of Tim Iroegbunam from Aston Villa… with the 20-year-old midfielder putting pen to paper on a three-year deal at Goodison Park

  • Everton have signed 20-year-old midfielder Tim Iroegbunam from Aston Villa
  • Toffees’ first signing of the summer, Iroegbunam has joined on a three-year deal
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Everton have completed the signing of 20-year-old midfielder Tim Iroegbunam from Aston Villa.   

Iroegbunam made 15 appearances in all competitions for Unai Emery’s side last season, coming off the bench in both legs of Villa’s Europa Conference League defeat to Olympiakos.

A graduate of Villa’s academy, Iroegbunam has represented England at multiple youth levels and was part of Ian Foster’s U19 side that won the European Championships in 2022.

Speaking following his side’s first signing of the summer, Sean Dyche said that he is looking forward to working with the midfielder.

‘We’re pleased to add Tim to our midfield options.’ Dyche said.

Everton have completed the signing of Tim Iroegbunam from Aston Villa for £9m

The 20-year-old England youth international is the Toffees' first signing of the summer

The 20-year-old England youth international is the Toffees’ first signing of the summer 

‘He is a young player who is still learning and developing but clearly has a lot of the qualities we want in that area of the pitch.

‘My coaching staff and I are looking forward to starting to work with him in pre-season.’

Iroegbunam has signed a three-year deal until the summer of 2027 at Goodison Park.

‘It was a move that I didn’t want to pass by. I wanted to take the opportunity.’ He said.

‘When I’ve been to Goodison as an opposition player, I’ve seen how the Everton fans are. You can tell straight away what the atmosphere is like – they are always backing the team. I’m going to work hard for them.

‘I just can’t wait to get started. I’m going to give everything and I can’t wait to show what I can bring to this club.’

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