Everton manager Sean Dyche has said there is a player at the club that he just loves coaching, long-time veteran Seamus Coleman.

After club captain Coleman committed himself to the club for one more year, Dyche has hailed his importance and said he has ‘hugely enjoyed’ working with the 34-year-old.

Indeed, the Irish international’s extension means he will play for the Toffees for 15 consecutive years, and Sean Dyche was keen to express how important the right-back is to the Toffees.

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Speaking with the official Everton website, Dyche said: “We are all pleased Seamus has signed his new deal. I have hugely enjoyed working with him since becoming Everton manager.

He is a top professional who helps to set high standards every day and makes it clear what it means to play for Everton Football Club.

His quality and experience continue to be of great use and will do again once he’s back fit.”

Dyche and Everton can rely on Seamus Coleman whenever the veteran is needed

Seamus Coleman was enjoying a resurgence at right-back during the second half of last season, before a medial knee ligament injury sustained in the 2-2 draw at Leicester City in May ended his campaign.

With his contract set to expire at the end of the 2022/23 season, the 34-year-old appeared to have played his last game in Blue in what would have been an ignominious end for a fantastic club servant.

However, Coleman’s time at Goodison Park will now continue for one more season, with the veteran captain confirming how much it means to him to remain at the Toffees.

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Speaking with the official Everton website, Coleman said: “Everyone knows how much Everton means to me which is why it is special to sign this new contract and continue to play for this great club.”

Seamus Coleman has been a superb servant to Everton and no doubt he will continue with his exceptional standards once he returns from injury this season.

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