Brilliant John Stones Takes the Accolades After Huge Everton Win

John Stones

Praise poured in last night for Everton’s young centre back John Stones who helped steer The Toffees to a 2-1 win over Man City in the first leg of their League Cup semi-final.

And if he produces many more performances like this, it would be hard to argue against him being a future England captain.

High praise indeed.

I’m often a huge advocate of not over-hyping a player which often leads to way too much pressure too soon.

I think in Stones’ case it’s becoming unavoidable.

With Chelsea failing to secure his signature in the summer, transfer rumours are now rife and talks of a huge bid for Stones from The Blues seem to have some substance.

I sincerely hope we see him in a Chelsea shirt sooner rather than later.

In the meantime, here’s some of the best John Stones tweets from the 2-1 win over Man City last night:

And for those that didn’t catch his confident defending at the weekend, watch the clip below and enjoy.

Summary: Stones is defending in his own box pulling off turn after turn to get his side out of trouble. Clearly the Everton fans were more than a little nervous, so once his job was done he casually turns to them and tells them to calm down. Brilliant stuff.