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Everton U18 coach Sheedy full of praise for Jonjoe Kenny

Everton U18 coach Kevin Sheedy has been delighted with the progress of Jonjoe Kenny this season.

Kenny, who is only 16, has been a regular for the U-18s this term.

Sheedy told the Liverpool Echo: "Jonjoe stepped up from the U-16s and unlike some of the younger lads he has made the transition without hitting a wall.

"He's made really good progress and is a versatile player able to do a job for us in a variety of positions.

"JonJoe is still growing so he's not as tall as some of the players he's facing but he's got a great spring and doesn't get beaten often in the air.

"He's like an old-fashioned throw back of a player in the way he loves a header and a tackle but at the same time he reads the game superbly. I'm pleased with him."

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