Several Everton fans have defended Jonjoe Kenny, following a tweet from the defender’s loan club Schalke.

The 22-year-old, who is currently on a season-long loan in Germany with David Wagner’s side, was shown in a video tracking back after a counter attack had broken down, before blocking a shot in the box that was subsequently cleared.

The England Under-21s international has impressed in Gelsenkirchen since signing for Schalke in August, being named as a fan favourite by Wagner earlier in the season.

Mail Online reported in January that Schalke are preparing a permanent offer for the right-back in the summer, as they seek to keep him at the Veltins-Arena beyond the end of the season.

While some fans would like to see him return to Goodison Park in the summer, others would prefer the club cash in on the defender.

One such fan who falls into the latter category took the opportunity to criticise Kenny’s positional play from Schalke’s tweeted video, however a number of other Everton fans defended the full-back