For the stalemate at Crystal Palace, the Irishman admitted his frustration the Blues could not convert their vibrant attacking play into a victory but believes the increasing authority showcased by the team points to an exciting future.
"All around the pitch, I felt like we dominated the game," he told evertonfc.com.
“That's no disrespect to Crystal Palace because they are a very good team. So, when I say we dominated, we always had to be careful of them on the break. I think we handled that very well.
“We created chances, we got into good positions, the keeper made good saves and we hit the post a couple of times.
“Confidence is high, we have not changed an awful lot [in our style], but the manager has stuck to the same principles – we're dominating games more and getting some good results.
“I think, with the confidence we've got, the lads are starting to play better, be more comfortable on the ball and do things that we weren't doing two or three months ago, when results weren't going so well for us.
“But we need to be coming here and getting all three points to kick on, and that's something we'll be looking to do next season."