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Everton great Gray impressed by young pair Davies and Holgate

Everton great Andy Gray admits he's been impressed by Tom Davies and Mason Holgate.

Gray says the pair have been crucial to Everton picking up a number of points in recent weeks.

He told the Liverpool Echo: "It's wonderful to see, because it's not easy to show character in a team that's struggling, especially for a young player. You normal look to your senior pros to give you guidance.

"It's sometimes difficult for a youngster to go and express himself on a football pitch, particularly in a team not playing with a great deal of confidence, we I don't think we have in the opening months of the season.

"It's good to see at the minute. Tom's always been what he is, he's what you see and I don't think he's any different.

"I think that's his personality, that's the way he plays his football. I think it seems to me we're just searching for a balance in the team.

"If we can find that and get a bit of stability around who's playing every week, it will help us enormously."

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