Tottenham make move for £40 million-rated England international
Tottenham Hotspur is reportedly in talks with Everton over a potential move for goalkeeper Jordan Pickford. The North London club is on the lookout for a new goalkeeper to replace Hugo Lloris, who recently expressed his desire to leave Tottenham. According to Football Transfers, the club has now set its sights on Pickford, who has a price tag of £40 million.
Pickford’s Career and Potential Move
Pickford, 29, has been a key figure for Everton since his move from Sunderland in July 2017. Despite occasional errors, he remains an elite shot-stopper and has made nearly 250 appearances for Everton, keeping 62 clean sheets. With Tottenham’s interest in him, Pickford’s future at Everton is now uncertain.
Tottenham’s Management Changes and Future Plans
The upcoming summer transfer window is crucial for Tottenham as they look to rebuild their squad. Following the departure of Antonio Conte, the club is searching for a new manager. Additionally, Tottenham will not participate in any European football next season after finishing eighth in the Premier League. The new manager will face a tall order from the start, especially with the impending departure of Lloris, the club’s captain.
As Tottenham prepares for a new era and Everton potentially faces the loss of a key player, both clubs are set to make headlines in the upcoming transfer season. Tottenham’s potential acquisition of Pickford could bring a fresh perspective to the club, while Everton will be keen to retain their key players and build on their current squad. As the summer transfer window approaches, fans and pundits alike will be watching closely to see how these developments unfold.