Everton winger Dwight McNeil has now reacted to the news that Tom Davies will be playing in the Premier League again this season.

Davies left the Blues earlier this summer despite being offered an extension to his contract as the 25-year-old sought first team football.

The Everton academy graduate was then linked with a move to Championship side Cardiff City, as well as Italian outfit AC Monza, who the Toffees hosted in a behind closed doors friendly during pre-season.

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However, Tom Davies has reached an agreement to join newly promoted Sheffield United as a free agent, meaning he will be playing top-flight football once again this season.

Reacting to the news on Instagram, Everton winger Dwight McNeil shared Sheffield United’s post about the transfer news to his story and posted: “@Tomdavies Love it big guy.”

Tom Davies move will hopefully reignite stalled career

Davies made his debut for the Toffees back in 2017 and had a memorable breakthrough campaign at Goodison Park.

Indeed, the midfielder scored a magnificent goal in front of the Gwladys Street as Everton demolished Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City 4-0.

However, Davies struggled to establish a midfield role for himself and began to struggle for first team football.

The 25-year-old was perhaps a victim of Everton’s recent managerial revolving door, with such instability inhibiting his development at a crucial stage in his career.

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Few would argue that the teenage Tom Davies appeared to have the world at his feet, but sadly the midfielder struggled to build on the initial promise that he displayed.

Everton travel to Bramall Lane next month for a Premier League tie against Sheffield United and could face Davies in the Blades’ line up.

It feels like a good move for a player who is young enough to rebuild his career and still establish himself as an accomplished midfielder.

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