The young defender's existing terms were up this month but he is now tied to the club until the summer of 2021.
Meanwhile, Harry Hagan has signed his first professional contract with Everton, a two-year deal. Also Sean McAllister. The 17-year-old Northern Irishman has been rewarded for an impressive maiden campaign for Everton U-18s, having joined the Blues from Dungannon Swifts last summer.
An energetic midfield player who combines quality in possession with a strong work ethic and eye for goal, McAllister regularly featured for Paul Tait's talented Everton Under-18s side during the 2019-20 season.
McAllister, from Randalstown, County Antrim, is a current Northern Ireland Under-17 international.
Everton have meanwhile released from the Academy the Italian-born defender Jonathan Anderson, goalkeeper Jack Barrett, and defender Joshua Hosie.
Everton Academy have retained the following U-18 players as scholars: Thomas Cannon, Joel Davidson, Harry Hagan, Liam Higgins, Sebastian Kristensen, Daniel Lowey, Sean McAllister, Jack McIntyre, Tyler Onyango, Dylan Thompson.
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1 Posted 02/07/2020 at 00:51:54
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3 Posted 02/07/2020 at 10:34:31
4 Posted 02/07/2020 at 10:59:48
Always a difficult decision but, in fairness to him, he progressed well this season when he was playing. He just may get even better and prove us all wrong.
5 Posted 02/07/2020 at 12:01:33
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7 Posted 04/07/2020 at 15:07:07
8 Posted 04/07/2020 at 17:57:01
And a new contract for Markelo, why? Again to win games. We will never learn... Developers, my arse!!!
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