Former England U-21 midfielder Tom Davies has chosen to leave Everton after 13 years at the club due to lack of enough game time
The 24-year-old, who has spent his entire club football career with the Foxes in English topflight, is now set to leave the club.
Tom Davies’ Everton contract expires this summer. He has been offered an opportunity to extend his contract but has reportedly turned it down due to lack of enough game time.
In 2022/23 season, Davies started only four matches for Everton, playing a peripheral role as the team narrowly survived relegation.
Confirming the decision of Tom to leave the club this summer, Everton football director, Kevin Thelwell said Davies has been offered a new contract but he has chosen to leave the club because of lack of regular playing time.
“We offered Tom a new contract, but he feels he has reached the stage in his career where he needs regular first-team football,” Thelwell said.
Davies is one of the longest serving Everton player. He made his debut for the club at the age of 17.
Davies started his football career at Everton academy in 2009 at the age of 11. After six years at Everton youth, he transitioned to Everton first team in 2015 at the age of 17.
Davies has played for Everton throughout his career and is one of the longest serving players at Goodison Park. Playing as a midfielder, Davies has made 155 appearances for Everton, scoring 6 goals.
Despite his late struggles at Everton, Davies was a genius at the middle of the park for the Foxes. He is known for good ball-carrying and dribbling skills.
In 2016/17 season, Davies won Everton Performance of the Season. He also won Everton Young Player of the Season in 2016/17.
In 2018, Davies became the youngest player to captain Everton after he led the team to a 3-1 FA Cup win over Rotherham.
Tom Davies Everton Stats
Tom Davies Everton career has been a tale of contrasting fortunes. His struggles at the club effectively started in 2018/2019 season when he made 16 Premier League appearances for the club.
He, however, regained his place in the squad in the 2019/20 and 2020/21 seasons making 35 and 25 appearances, respectively. In 2021/22 season, Davies’ Everton career took a wild tumble as he managed just 6 appearances for the club.
Although the stats has improved in 2022/23 season, Tom Davies’ struggles at the club is far from over as he has managed just four starts in his 19 appearances.
Tom Davies Everton contract
Tom Davies signed a four-year contract with Everton in 2019 with an annual wage of £1.3m. His weekly wage at the club was £25,000.
Tom Davies transfer news
Following his imminent exit from Everton, there have been reports linking him to a move to Monza in Italy.