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​Everton hire ex-Charlton striker Thomas in key scouting role

Everton have appointed former footballer Jerome Thomas as a scout, according to the Liverpool Echo.

The 38-year-old, who played for the likes of West Bromwich Albion and Charlton, is the Blues' Academy Area Coordinator for London.

Thomas' is a new role that is part of the club's scouting restructure.

Chris Scudder was earmarked for the role, but he is now with West Ham United as a Talent Manager.

Thomas will report to Head of Academy recruitment at Everton, Chris Perkins.

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