The centre back lived any boyhood dream by scoring his first goal against their greatest rival last season.
22-year-old Pennington has been hugely backed for greatness by former Everton player and academy boss David Unsworth.
His bravery and quality were on show at loan spells to Coventry and Walsall which caught the eye of the Everton boss Ronald Koeman.
Pennington is aiming to establish himself in the first team and help with their Europa League campaign, and he is certainly going to impress.
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