The highly respected journalist shared via his Twitter account on October 5 that the 21-year-old will extend his stay at Goodison Park beyond the 2025 expiry date of his current contract.
This will be a boost for Everton, with recent reports suggesting Manchester United could be among the clubs considering a move for Branthwaite following his impressive performances under Dyche so far this season .
The news is expected to boost morale around Everton, with concerns growing around the potential takeover of 777 Partners, as well as the team’s record in the Premier League, with some good news bearing some much-needed rest.
Branthwaite spent last season playing on loan in the Dutch Eredivisie with PSV, where he contributed greatly to their Dutch Cup win, making his name on many scouts and being included in the team debut at Goodison Park. His performances since replacing Michael Keane in Dyche’s team after the 4-0 loss to Aston Villa have been outstanding, with ability and experience beyond his years proving he is a worthy partner. trusted and impressed by the loyal James Tarkowski.
The defender will now look to press on and earn his team some valuable points as he continues his push to compete strongly in the Premier League and keep the Toffees out of trouble.
In other Everton news, the senior trio will miss the clash with Bournemouth.