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Everton sign Swedish defender

BOLTON ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 13:  Everton Manager David Moyes looks on prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Bolton Wanderers and Everton at the Reebok Stadium on February 13 2011 in Bolton England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)
BOLTON ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 13: Everton Manager David Moyes looks on prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Bolton Wanderers and Everton at the Reebok Stadium on February 13 2011 in Bolton England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)
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While our first team squad is down to it's bare bones our team is bursting at the seams as David Moyes has once again bought 'one for the future' in the shape of  Swedish defender Johan Hammar.

Hammar moved to England last summer but couldn't sign professional terms until his 17th birthday, which was last week.

But the former Malmo man has now put pen-to-paper on his first ever professional contract and was clearly delighted, telling the Wagnsson Sports & Entertainment Agency:

 

 

"It feels really fun.

"When I moved to England last summer, I knew it would happen, but it was not signed until now.

"I am truly happy to play for a Premier League club."

He joins a ever increasing clutch of young players that Moyes is putting in the Academy and is third such player to sign a deal this calendar year, following Eric Dier and Apostolos Vellios into the Goodison Academy.

Ok, I'll say it, only because I know you are thinking it and if he ever does break through into the first team and scores the tabloids will be unanimous in using this as their headline:

"Stop................Hammar time"

I'll get my coat.....