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Everton fans react as club unveil Anderson contract

Lots of Everton fans have been reacting to some contract news, as the club announced that Joe Anderson has penned his first professional deal.

Anderson has signed a two-year deal that will keep him at Goodison until June 2021, the Toffees confirmed on their official site.

The 18 year-old, who plays primarily as a centre back, made 43 appearances in all competitions for the under-18 side last season, scoring once. He can also play left-back or even in midfield.

“To sign a professional deal for such a big club, you can’t ask for any more,” Anderson told “It was what I’ve dreamed of as a kid.”

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Lots of fans have been reacting to the news, and it appears feelings are very positive towards the teenage defender.

Having been a constant in the under-18 side that finished third in their division and reached the quarter-finals of the FA Youth Cup, there is certainly plenty of potential there.

Other fans meanwhile have merely been entertained by the fact that the young starlet shares a name with Liverpool mayor Joe Anderson, who gets loads of stick from Reds for being a Toffees fan.

Have a look at some of the best Twitter reactions down below…

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