Shane Duffy is keen to seek first team football in the form of a loan move to a Championship club. Duffy recently revealed that a short-term move to Middlesbrough at the beginning of the season fell through because David Moyes wanted the Derry-born defender to remain at the club as back up to Sylvain Distin, Phil Jagielka and Netherlands international John Heitinga.
Wolves and Blackburn are thought to be interested in taking Duffy on loan until the end of the season, which we here at www.myevertonnews.com think will be a great idea.
Duffy, 21, who has previously had two loan spells at Burnley and Scunthorpe respectively, has admitted his frustration at his lack of first-team opportunities and is hoping to clock up more playing time away from Goodison Park, but has yielded to the experience of his manager, David Moyes.
“It’s been frustrating,” the defender told reporters. “You’ve just got to be patient and I have been patient to be honest.”
He added: “I’m just going to wait. I trust the manager, he knows what he’s doing with me so I’m going to let him do the right thing by me.”
Duffy joined Everton aged 16 from Derry-based club Foyle Harps and made his debut for the club at 17, during the 1-0 away victory against AEK Athens in the Europa League in 2009. He has gone on to make just nine appearances in total for the Toffees.