Get to know new Wigan Athletic loan signing Tyias Browning.
The signing of Tyias Browning on loan from Everton calls for 10 facts to help you get to know him better.
1.Ty is a 19-year-old central defender, also comfortable playing at right back.
2.A regular in Everton’s Under 21 side, he was the most used player in the team in 2012/13, making 28 appearances.
3.Born in Liverpool, Ty attended the same school as Latics goalkeeper Lee Nicholls and Development Squad midfielder Jack Phillips.
4.He is also familiar with Development Squad midfielder Tim Chow, as the pair attended a Premier League and PFA trip to South Africa during the summer of 2012.
5.Ty has represented England at Under 17 level, however he is also eligible to play for China.
6.In March 2013 he was called up to the England Under 19 squad, making his debut against Turkey.
7.Everton Under 21 coach Alan Stubbs has tipped Browning to make the step up to first team football.
8.The defender has been involved around the first team at Everton this season, taking part in their pre-season tour to Austria.
9.In 2011 Ty was part of Everton’s Under 18 national title winning team.
10.Ty will wear the number 31 shirt for Latics.