Tim Iroegbunam seals Everton deal
Tim Iroegbunam seals 4-year Everton deal

Everton Completes Signing Of Tim Iroegbunam from Aston Villa

3 weeks ago
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Everton have completed the signing of Nigerian-born English midfielder, Tim Iroegbunam from fellow premier league side Aston Villa.

Everton doled out £9 million to seal the deal that will see Iroegbunam be with the Toffees for the next four years.

Timothy Emeka  Iroegbunam popularly called Tim, is eligible to play for Nigeria despite featuring for England at the under-20 level.

Recall that in the just concluded 2023-2024 season, the 20-year-old midfielder managed to play 15 times for Aston Villa in all competitions, 9 of that was in the Premier League.

That was the best run Tim Iroegbunam had at Aston Villa since he was promoted to the club’s senior team from the club’s academy in 2022.

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He spent the 2022-2023 season on loan at the EFL Championship side, Queen Parks Rangers.

He is hoping that joining Everton will offer him better game time under the tutelage of coach Sean Dyche. The youngster is expected to remain at the club until June 30, 2027.

“We’re pleased to add Tim to our midfield options,” the Everton manager said.

“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.”

Tim Iroegbunam noted: “Everton is an amazing club, a big club and I’m just really happy to join and I can’t wait to get started.

“It was a move that I didn’t want to pass by. I wanted to take the opportunity.”

 

 

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Julius Okorie is Chief Sports and Entertainment Correspondent for Prime Business Africa. He began his journalism career with the Champion Newspaper and Sporting Champion and later moved on to Daily Independent and the Nation Newspapers. Okorie joined Prime Business Africa in 2024 bringing on board 20 years of experience in writing investigative news on Sports and Entertainment. His well researched and highly informative articles on Sports Business and general entertainment are followed by a wide range of audience.

Julius Okorie is Chief Sports and Entertainment Correspondent for Prime Business Africa. He began his journalism career with the Champion Newspaper and Sporting Champion and later moved on to Daily Independent and the Nation Newspapers. Okorie joined Prime Business Africa in 2024 bringing on board 20 years of experience in writing investigative news on Sports and Entertainment. His well researched and highly informative articles on Sports Business and general entertainment are followed by a wide range of audience.

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