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Squad Number 36 (on loan)

  • Born: 21/05/1993

  • Birthplace: Harrogate

  • Nationality: English

Luke Garbutt - Profile

Luke Garbutt joined Everton from Leeds United in the summer of 2009.

The left-sided defender switched from the Yorkshire side's academy to sign on as a scholar with the Blues.

Highly-rated, Garbutt can play at left-back, in central defence or in midfield and has already played for England's Under-16s, Under-17s and Under-19s.

Garbutt adjusted quickly to life at Everton, featuring for the Under-18s and reserve sides.

He played in the first-team friendly against Bohemians in August 2011 and joined League Two Cheltenham Town on loan shortly after.

After helping the Robins to the League Two play-off final Garbutt returned to Everton and made his senior debut as a second half substitute in the 5-0 League Cup win over Leyton Orient in August 2012.

He featured for England at the Under-20s World Cup in June 2013 and signed a new two-year deal at Goodison Park the following month.

In September he switched to Colchester United in League One agreeing a one-month loan deal which was subsequently twice extended until 4 January 2014.

Garbutt was eventually called back from Colchester and made a number of appearances on the Everton bench before being handed a Premier League debut against Southampton in April.

He made his England Under-21 debut in the 3-0 win over Wales the following month.

Luke signed a 5 year contract with Everton, registered on July 1st 2015.

On 16 August 2016, Garbutt returned to the Championship, joining newly promoted Wigan Athletic on a four-and-a-half-months loan.

On 2 July 2018, Garbutt joined League One club Oxford United on a season-long loan

Contracted until: June 2020.

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