Brentford extend Jake Bidwell youth loan from Everton

Jake Bidwell

Everton's Jake Bidwell has extended his youth loan deal at Brentford to keep him with the Bees until 20 March.

The 18-year-old defender has made 11 appearances for the Griffin Park side since arriving in November.

Brentford manager Uwe Rosler told the club website: "I can only take my hat off to him for the level of performance he has delivered."

Bidwell, who has featured in England's Under-19 side, made his Everton debut against BATE Borisov in 2009.

His inclusion in the 1-0 Europa League defeat means the Everton academy product is currently the youngest Blues player to have featured in a European fixture.

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