By Femi Adefioye, Lagos
Everton have completed the signing of England U20 international of Nigerian descent Ademola Lookman from League One club Charlton Athletic.
The information came late Thursday on the official website of the Toffees.
The 19-year-old has penned a four-and-a-half-year contract with Everton, which will see him remain at Goodison Park until the end of the 2020-2021 season.
In his first words after sealing the deal, Lookman told the official website of Everton, “It feels great to be an Everton player. As soon as I heard about Everton’s interest I knew this would be the right place for me.
“Everton has a big history and I was also attracted by the manager. When you look at what he did at Southampton, and what he does with young players in terms of developing them, that was a big attraction. ”
For the remainder of this season, Ademola Lookman will wear the number 31 jersey.