When he joined the Sunderland football academy only aged eight (8) not many people would have expected Jordan Pickford to enjoy such a meteoric rise in such a short time.   To fine tune his goalkeeping talents Pickford was loaned to Darlington, Alfreton Town, Burton Albion, Carlisle United, Bradford City and Preston all relatively ‘unknown’ 

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So often in recent years Everton’s transfer business has been both disappointing and reactionary with players only arriving after key sales have been made. Ronald Koeman’s first summer in charge saw significant arrivals and his second is continuing in much the same manner with Jordan Pickford and Davy Klaassen both signing on Thursday. The latter 

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Everton has agreed a £30 million fee for Sunderland’s Jordan Pickford; whilst some will be alarmed that the price, this represents savvy business from Ronald Koeman.   Frustrating position Everton are stuck in a frustrating position. It is unlikely they will be able to compete for Champions League football in the foreseeable future, but it 

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Chelsea is once again reportedly keen on re-signing Lukaku this summer. As Antonio Conte gets ready to return to the Champions League, there is speculation that Lukaku, from Everton, will come back to Stamford Bridge. Everton’s Romelu Lukaku stirred Chelsea speculation by engaging in their title-winning celebrations. Chelsea beat West Brom 1-0 late on Friday 

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With Sunderland’s relegation having been confirmed it is understandable that other top flight clubs are now circling like vultures to pick at the bones of the carcass left behind on Wearside. One such high demand target is goalkeeper Jordan Pickford, who after taking his chance under Sam Allardyce last season has gone from strength to 

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Everton’s summer transfer window is likely to be characterised by exactly what happens to Romelu Lukaku with Chelsea almost certain to bring the Belgian back to the club to replace Diego Costa. The Merseyside club have made peace with the fact their leading goalscorer for the campaign will depart the club and are likely to 

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Saturday afternoon sees Liverpool host Everton in the Merseyside derby; Everton are quietly approaching the leading pack, whilst Liverpool continue to stutter. Here’s a combined XI.   Maarten Stekelenburg – GK Liverpool’s goalkeeping woes have not gone away this season: it is a problem Jurgen Klopp needs to address urgently. However, for Everton, Stekelenburg cuts 

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It is fair to say that the Premier League is blessed with its fair share of strikers. Sergio Aguero has proven to be as dynamic as anyone in the history of the competition, Harry Kane is the national team’s number one forward and Zlatan Ibrahimovic is more than defying the odds at the age of 

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According to TalkSport, Barcelona are considering activating their buy-back clause for Everton winger Gerard Deulofeu. The Spaniard is currently thriving in life at AC Milan; he was loaned to the Serie A club by Everton in the January transfer window, after Ronald Koeman grew frustrated at his lack of consistency.   Fine form His form 

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Ross Barkley has put the top clubs on red-alert by delaying contract talks with Everton. According to the Daily Star, all the big Premier League teams are monitoring the situation with great interest. Manchester United – and City – as well as Liverpool, Tottenham and Chelsea are said to be interested in acquiring his signature. 

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According to reports, Everton considered making a deadline day move for West Ham goalkeeper Adrian. According to the Liverpool Echo, Everton manager Ronald Koeman pulled the plug after Joel Robles recent impressive performances in between the sticks for the Toffees. The West Ham goalkeeper has fallen out of favour this season and was reportedly available 

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According to reports, Manchester United are looking at launching a late bid for Seamus Coleman. Mourinho is reportedly looking for a natural right-back and the Everton star fits that bill and has been heavily linked with United for a while now. As reported by The Metro: “Manchester United are considering launching a deadline day move 

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According to reports, Everton duo Darron Gibson and Bryan Oviedo are on the verge of signing for Sunderland. The duo are reportedly set to undergo medicals today. As reported by Sky Sports: “Everton pair Darron Gibson and Bryan Oviedo look set to be reunited with David Moyes at Sunderland. The pair are to have medicals 

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According to reports, Everton have rejected a bid from Newcastle for James McCarthy. The bid for the 26 year old Republic of Ireland international was reportedly worth £16 million. As reported by the Daily Star: “Everton have reportedly rejected a £16m bid from Newcastle for midfielder James McCarthy. The Daily Mail claim Rafa Benitez is 

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According to reports, Everton are interested in signing APOEL Nicosia star Pieros Sotiriou. The 24 year old has been in red-hot form for the Cypriot giants and has also been linked with Stoke City and Southampton. As reported by the Daily Star: “Everton are reportedly one of three Premier League clubs eyeing a move for 

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