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USMNT’s Robinson gets new Everton contract, loan to Wigan

Bolivia v United States

CHESTER, PA - MAY 28: Hector Ronaldo Sanchez #20 of Bolivia and Antonee Robinson #17 of the United States chase after the ball in the first half of the friendly soccer match at Talen Energy Stadium on May 28, 2018 in Chester, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

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American defender Antonee Robinson has signed a three-year contract with Everton and has been loaned to second-tier Wigan for the 2018-19 season.

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The 20-year-old made 30 league appearances and 34 in all during a loan to second-tier Bolton last season. Everton announced his new deal Friday.

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Robinson made his U.S. national team debut on May 28 against Bolivia. He spent part of his youth in White Plains, New York, and was eligible to play for both England and the U.S.

He joined Everton’s youth academy when he was 11.