Tranmere Rovers have signed Everton midfielder James Wallace permanently.

The 20-year-old midfielder, a graduate of the Everton Academy, has signed a two-year deal at Prenton Park.

Wallace said he was eager to build on his displays last term.

He said: "I'm absolutely delighted to have signed for Tranmere and am just looking forward to getting the season started.

"I thought it was a good challenge to see if I can come here, progress and play well for the club again."