Willie Kirk is cheerful after having Scott back at Everton

Thursday21 January 2021 | 20:54
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Everton expects the on-loan player to "raise standards" of the team.


Damaris Egurrola





with a €100,000 contract,

Jill Scott

joined Everton on loan till the end of the season.

Scott had played for the club from 2006 to 2013before joining

Manchester City


She has won three Women's FA Cups, One Women's super league title, and three Continental Cups at City.

Everton boss,

Willie Kirk

expressed his delight about having Scott back in the team and said:

"I am delighted to be able to bring Jill back to the club.

“She was a pivotal figure at Everton when the Women’s Super League was first formed and went on to become a significant part of Manchester City establishing themselves as one of the top clubs in this country.

“Her achievements in the game are incredible, and that was recognized with her MBE in the 2020 New Year’s Honours list.

“She is very excited to join us and I expect her to challenge and raise our standards, adding to the good work we are doing.

“It may only be a loan deal until the end of the season but I feel she can have a long-term impact to the journey that we are currently on.

“I'm really looking forward to working with her and it is another sign of our intent."

Sarvar Ismailov

also said that it is good to her back in the team and everybody knows her abilities. He said: “

It is great to welcome Jill back home. We all know the qualities which she brings to our squad but, most importantly, she gives us that winning mentality which will help our team.

“We are still in the process of strengthening and building that winning squad that can challenge the top four in the WSL.”

source: SportMob