Everton have cut loose nine young players.

Of the nine players, Icelander Bjarni Vidarsson is the only player to have played for the first team.

He leaves the club having spent the last five months on loan at FC Twente in Holland. Also departing are defenders Patrick Boyle and Shaun Densmore, midfielders Steven Morrison, James Hall and Ryan Harpur and forwards Aidan Downes and Stephen Connor.

Goalkeeper Jamie Jones is also on the list of players not retained by the club.