Republic of Ireland Under-21 defender Shane Duffy has joined Championship club Yeovil Town on loan from Everton.

Duffy hasn’t played for the Toffees first team since February 2012 and joins Yeovil on an initial month-long loan.

The 21-year-old, who had previously been on loan with Burnley and Scunthorpe, tweeted: "Happy to have signed for @ytfcofficial on loan. Looking forward to it, can't wait for the game on Saturday now. Thanks for the messages”