Everton fans poke fun at young midfielder’s new look as he signs contract extension

Everton youngster Tom Davies signed a new five-year deal with the club on Monday to provide a boost for supporters, but some seemed more concerned about his appearance than the news of the contract extension.

The 18-year-old has enjoyed a breakthrough season under the tutelage of Ronald Koeman, making 17 appearances and scoring his first Premier League goal in the 4-0 thrashing of Manchester City in January.

The midfielder had also been sporting an impressive beard in recent weeks, but Toffees fans couldn’t believe their eyes when pictures of Davies emerged after he had committed his future to the Merseyside outfit, as his facial hair had completely disappeared.

Those supporters were quick to voice their opinion of their young star’s new look via social media, with many suggesting that he now looks a lot younger than he actually is.

Here is just a selection of the Twitter reaction to the images of Davies…