People say English football is dead but I’d argue it’s alive and well at Everton – at the heart of the Toffees’ promising Premier League campaign, that’s seen them rise to fifth place in the table, is a hotbed of home-grown talents, including the likes of Ross Barkley, Leighton Baines, Phil Jagielka, Gareth Barry and Leon Osman.

Furthermore, despite the regular long-ball connotations the English game often receives, Goodison boss Roberto Martinez has got his side playing some of the most technically-demanding football in the division.

The new Everton boss will be looking to keep his England contingent ticking over, so with that in mind, here’s SIX home-grown prodigies currently on the Toffees’ transfer radar.

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7. Sam Byram, Leeds United v Oxford United, Round 2