Everton are now at work in the summer transfer window after Sean Dyche narrowly secured their Premier League survival. So keep up to date on each confirmed signing and all transfers out of Goodison Park here.
The Toffees only remained an ever-present side in the Premier League and avoided their first relegation in 69 years on the final day of the 2022/23 season. Everton beat AFC Bournemouth 1-0 to ensure Leicester City fell into the Championship by two points. It was one of only nine wins that the Blues secured all term.
Dyche now has his work cut out to rebuild Everton’s first-team squad to avoid a third-straight relegation fight. Only Wolverhampton Wanderers (31) scored fewer goals than the Toffees (34) registered in the top-flight during 22/23. So keep up to date on all of Everton’s confirmed signings and every transfer out here…
All of Everton’s confirmed transfers in
Ashley Young – Everton confirmed their first signing of the summer on July 13 as the 38-year-old joined for free. The veteran right-back had left Aston Villa at the end of his contract in June and agreed to a one-year deal with the Toffees. He featured 29 times, starting 23, in the Premier League in the 2022/23 term.
Arnaut Danjuma – Everton secured the signing of the 26-year-old on loan from Villarreal on July 23. The Dutchman moved to Merseyside on a season-long deal without an option to buy. He had spent the latter half of the 2022/23 term in the Premier League on loan to Tottenham Hotspur, making nine appearances.
Youssef Chermiti – Everton announced the transfer of the 19-year-old from Sporting Lisbon on August 11. The striker signed a four-year contract with the Toffees to complete his move for an initial €12.5m (£12m), plus €2.5m (£2m) in add-ons. He left the Leoes after scoring three goals in only 22 first-team appearances.
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Jack Harrison – Everton signed the 26-year-old on a season-long loan move from Leeds United on August 14. The Toffees fended off late interest from Aston Villa in the winger following the Whites’ relegation to the Championship. Harrison left Elland Road after scoring 34 and assisting 32 goals over his 206 matches.
Beto – Everton paid Serie A team Udinese £26m to sign the striker on a four-year contract on August 29. The 25-year-old spent two full seasons in Udine and recorded 22 goals plus three assists in 65 games. His haul included the Lisbon, Portugal-born star netting double-digit tallies in his complete Serie A seasons.
All of Everton’s confirmed transfers out
Moise Kean – Juventus have now completed the permanent signing of the Italy striker following two years on loan from Everton. The 23-year-old returned to Turin in August 2021 in a deal which contained a £24m obligation to buy. Add-ons may take the fee to £26.5m, eclipsing the £25m Everton paid Juventus in 2019.
Niels Nkounkou – Saint-Etienne secured the signing of the left-back from Everton on June 1. The French team activated an option to buy Nkounkou for €2m (£1.7m) as part of his loan transfer secured in January. ASSE wasted no time in buying the 22-year-old after he scored six and assisted eight goals in 20 fixtures.
Ellis Simms – Coventry City confirmed the signing of the 22-year-old from Everton on July 8. The striker, who spent six years with the Toffees after joining at the Under-18s level, cost the Sky Blues £8m. He only made 12 first-team outings for one goal around striking loan moves to Blackpool, Hearts and Sunderland.
Ishe Samuels-Smith – Chelsea confirmed the signing of the versatile centre-cum-left-back from Everton on July 8. The 17-year-old left the Toffees’ academy after establishing himself at the Under-21s level. He also enjoyed two appearances on the Toffees’ first-team bench but never made his senior Everton debut.
Every player Everton have sent out on loan
Harry Tyrer – Chesterfield confirmed the signing of the 21-year-old on loan from Everton for the 2023/24 season on June 27. The goalkeeper had spent the 22/23 campaign away from Goodison Park on loan with Chester. He kept 18 clean sheets in 47 games at Chester but is yet to make his first-team bow for Everton.
Lewis Warrington – Plymouth Argyle secured the capture of the 20-year-old on loan from Everton for the 2023/24 term on July 26. Toffees product Steven Schumacher sought his signature ahead of the Pilgrims’ return to the Championship. Warrington had spent 22/23 on loan in League One with Fleetwood Town.
Stanley Mills – Oxford United announced the arrival of the 19-year-old on loan from Everton for the 23/24 season on July 27. It marked the right winger’s first move away from Merseyside since joining the Toffees’ academy from Leeds in 2018. He was a regular for the U21s in 22/23, scoring 10 goals over 15 PL2 games.
Zan-Luk Leban – Farsley Celtic confirmed the signing of the 20-year-old on loan for the 23/24 season from Everton on August 4. The Toffees’ U21 goalkeeper joined the National League North side for his first taste of first-team football. The Slovenian has only been an unused substitute for Everton’s senior squad once.
Reece Welch – Forest Green Rovers and Everton agreed to a season-long loan transfer for the 19-year-old on August 10. The deal marked the centre-half’s first move away from the Toffees since joining the Blues’ academy aged seven. Welch has made two senior appearances for Everton with his debut in March 2022.
Mason Holgate – Southampton secured a season-long loan switch from Everton for the 26-year-old on August 25. The Toffees let their former England U21 defender leave Goodison Park having only featured nine times during 2022/23. He further started in just five of his mere eight Premier League appearances.
Every player Everton have released in 2023
Asmir Begovic – Everton released the goalkeeper after the 36-year-old rejected the chance to sign a new contract. The Toffees confirmed in their released and retained list for the 2023/24 campaign that the club offered the Bosnian a new deal. But he walked away after two seasons and joined QPR for free on July 17.
Yerry Mina – Everton also confirmed on June 9 in their released and retained list that the Colombian will leave Goodison Park. The Toffees elected against offering the 28-year-old a new deal before his £120k-a-week terms expired. Mina often suffered injuries after joining from Barcelona for £27m in August 2018.
Andros Townsend – The Toffees elected against offering the 31-year-old a new deal having not played for the club since March 2022. He missed the entirety of the 2022/23 season after undergoing surgery on an anterior cruciate ligament injury. The forward left Everton with seven goals and four assists in 27 fixtures.
Isaac Price – Standard Liege confirmed the signing of the Northern Ireland midfielder on June 9 after the 19-year-old left Everton as a free agent. The Toffees sought to keep their academy product on Merseyside but he rejected a new contract. Price only made three first-team appearances for Everton for 45 minutes.
Einar Iversen – Everton elected to release the 22-year-old having failed to make a single first-team outing for the club. The former Norway U21 prospect moved to Merseyside from Stord IL in 2017 and was often a regular at the junior level. But the midfielder never made a senior squad at Everton, even on the bench.
Tom Davies – Everton confirmed on June 22 that the 24-year-old was to leave at the end of his contract. The midfielder rejected a new contract and joined Sheffield United on August 16. Davies joined Everton aged 11 and progressed to play 179 first-team games for seven goals and became their youngest captain.
Lewis Gibson – Plymouth Argyle confirmed the signing of the 22-year-old on July 3 following his exit from Everton. The Toffees had offered the central defender a new contract prior to his deal expiring on June 30. But their £6m arrival from Newcastle United left the club after six years having not made his senior debut.
Every academy player Everton have released in 2023
The Toffees further confirmed on June 9 that a number of Everton’s academy talents will leave Goodison Park at the end of their contracts. The youngsters leaving the Blues’ youth fold on June 30 are as follows:
Shae Cahill – Troy Smikle-James – Charlie Wilson – Harry Wright
Everton have also elected to release Sam Coughlan and Saja Manafa from their academy ranks. But they will both continue to visit Finch Farm for treatment and rehabilitation as they recover from their injuries.
Every loan deal that Everton let expire
Conor Coady – Everton announced on June 1 that the Toffees would not be triggering their option to buy the defender from Wolverhampton Wanderers. The Toffees had gained a £4.5m clause after negotiations with Wolves last August. But despite thriving under Frank Lampard, Coady fell out of favour under Dyche.
Ruben Vinagre – The Toffees also confirmed on June 1 that Everton would not be retaining the 24-year-old from Sporting Lisbon. The left-back only featured four times at Goodison Park – including just twice in the Premier League for 24 minutes. Everton had struck an £18m option when signing Vinagre in July 2022.
Every academy player Everton have signed
Everton are yet to make any confirmed signings for their Under-21 squad in the summer transfer window.