Everton fans have been reacting to a post on Twitter, which relayed comments made by Toffees defender, Ben Godfrey.
Since arriving at Everton from Norwich City in what was a £24.75 million deal back in October, Godfrey has impressed over his 10 Premier League appearances for Carlo Ancelotti’s side, making an averaging of 2.2 tackles, 1.4 interceptions and 2.2 clearances per game, culminating in an average WhoScored match rating of 6.77.
In an interview with Evertonfc.com, the 22-year-old stated how happy he was to be a part of the Everton setup, as he believes the values of the club reflect those that he holds personally.
He said: “Everything I stand for as a player and person matches with Everton; the fans and the club as a whole. The move has worked out perfectly and I wouldn’t want to be anywhere else.”
And, after The Toffee Blues relayed his quotes on Twitter, fans of the club flocked to have their say on the matter, with many heaping praise on the defender.
Do you think Godfrey has what it takes to captain Everton one day?
So, what exactly did these Everton fans have to say about Ben Godfrey’s comments?
“Future Captain, no doubts.”
“What great sentiments from such a young player hope he stays for a long time sounds like a player in our tradition a future captain for sure”
“Absolute beast … the future of our club alongside Holgate, DCL, Richarlison & Nkoukou”
“Same here, never leave”
“Damn right. Born in Yorkshire, but his soul is Scouse.”
“This is what you want to hear from the players and it shows with the performance he puts in”
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