“Staying at Everton this season hasn’t done him any harm”
“But like all young players, he will make mistakes every now and then.
“However, I don’t think he has been good enough to force his way past Chris Smalling and Gary Cahill for England.
“But if he gets his chance during the Euros, he’ll kick on from the experience.”
The Everton star was linked with a move to Chelsea last summer, but the Merseyside club wouldn’t sell.
And Pearce claims staying at Everton this season could have helped him.