Many Everton fans have discussed the future of Mason Holgate, with some fans believing he will go on to become captain of the club.
The 23-year-old is gradually starting to become a key player under Carlo Ancelotti at Everton, having appeared in 22 Premier League games this season.
Having signed for the Toffees from Barnsley in 2015, the Doncaster born defender had played a bit-part role at Goodison Park, spending time out on loan to West Bromwich Albion for the back end of last season.
Impressive performances and a confidence shown in him by former AC Milan and Real Madrid boss Ancelotti has inspired the youngster to continue with his good form, and his efforts have warranted praise from the club’s fans.
Capable of playing at right-back, central midfield or centre-back (his usual position), the £12.15m-valued ace will expect to play a bigger part next season as Ancelotti looks to build a squad at Everton capable of taking on the top four sides in the Premier League.
Speaking in a recent interview, Holgate commented on his decision to join Everton as a youngster, which was shared by @thetoffees_com, prompting fans to give their thoughts on Holgate’s comments…
🗣 Holgate: “I think Everton is a huge, huge club and I couldn’t turn it down…moving away, doing a medical and then moving straight away, it was something I found a bit difficult. Now I love it and it’s the best decision I’ve ever made.” 💙 #EFC
— The-Toffees (@thetoffees_com) April 28, 2020
Said it when jags first signed for us and I’m saying it again. Future skipper if he can keep it steady
— Gary John Shaw UTFT ⚽️ (@shaw8864) April 28, 2020
Think he could be in the England team by the next Euros?
— ShotOnGoal (@shotongoal247) April 28, 2020
Most improved player this season. Looks like he’s getting better and better. The way it’s shaping up it’s him + A N OTHER for central defence.
— Fred C. Dobbs (@terrifyinglogic) April 28, 2020
What a player he now is!
— MarinerBlue (@StLeggsy) April 28, 2020
He needs and deserves the armband if you ask me. Passion, ability and understands the club. COYB’s
— Dave Atkinson (@DNA2212) April 28, 2020
He’s come in and done well , but some fans hype players up too much , I think we need two new centre halves next season because I’m still not convinced by any of them
— paul gallagher (@gagsy1978) April 28, 2020
Turning into a diamond of a player. https://t.co/f4UplH03X7
— Watched Toffee (@WatchedToffee) April 28, 2020
If we didn’t have Richarlison and DCL on such good form I think Holgate’s been our player of the season so far, even the game he played in midfield he bossed it
— Chris (@_ChrisEFC) April 28, 2020
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