The former Wigan Athletic midfielder arrived in the summer.
â€śIâ€™m loving life here and the fans have been brilliant to me,â€ť McCarthy said to evertontv. â€śI always believed I could come here and play games. You need to have a bit of that in you, to be honest, to go and prove you can go and play for a club the size of Everton.
â€śI knew it wasnâ€™t going to be easy and that it would be tough, and I had to bide my time at first to get into the team. Itâ€™s brilliant to be playing.
â€śAt first it was tough because it was a lot of money, to be honest. Obviously the gaffer believed in me though, came back to Wigan for me and paid the money.
â€śWhen I came here I wanted to prove that I could play in front of good fans for a massive club. I just need to keep working hard on and off the pitch because there is still a long way to go.â€ť
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