Everton are said to be in talks with Wigan to sign defender James Carragher, son of Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher.
Since Marcel Manufacturers arrived at Goodison Park, the Toffees have put extra emphasis on signing youthful players. Certainly, individuals like Ben Godfrey, Jarrad Branthwaite and Niels Nkounkou have all not too long ago joined the membership.
Everton have additionally earmarked some spectacular young stars who can break into the primary team image of the membership academy. That features Anthony Gordon and Ellis Simms, who’re at present on loan.
And it seems to be seemingly one other young prospect could also be arriving soon, with a well-known identify for a boot.
In line with a report in The Occasions, talks have already taken place for the 18-year-old.
The report provides that the Latics have offered Carragher an expert contract. However that has solely elevated Everton’s interest, as they’ve been monitoring the teen for some time.
One bid is said to have already been rejected by Wigan, although it has not been clarified whether or not Everton will return with the next bid.
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Everton in battle for West Ham target
In the meantime, West Ham’s need to strengthen their attacking ranks may very well be examined with a former favourite after Everton joined the Premier League three-way race.
West Ham are within the midst of their best season but in Premier League history. The Hammers maintain robust hopes of securing a Champions League marketing campaign earlier than marrying on the end of the season. Even when ‘David Moyes’ males fail, the marketing campaign would symbolize a major improve.
The membership’s achievements are all of the extra exceptional given their relative lack of advance choices.
Michail Antonio has carried out brilliantly as a center-forward, however has missed 12 of 34 league video games by means of sustained injury battles.
Sebastien Haller’s departure in January additional diminished their quantity 9 choices, resulting in a host of hypothesis that an attacker would arrive.
With European football seemingly inevitable, Moyes will want at the very least yet one more choice to information his attack. Chelsea’s Tammy Abraham has been recognized as an possibility, although the membership board might have stepped in to dam any method.
Now, based on Sport Witness’s on-line outlet (citing Italian newspaper Il Resto del Carlino), West Ham’s consideration has turned to a well-known face to resolve the problem.
They say the Hammers have ‘already made an inquiry’ for former forward Marko Arnautovic.
The Austrian veteran, 32, carried out the same position to Antonio throughout his two years with the membership. Working on multiple goal in three, Arnautovic turned a favourite with West Ham followers as he pushed additional forward.
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The West Ham exit left a bitter style
The frontman left under a darkish cloud after declaring his need to leave in 2019. Nonetheless, amid spending back within the Chinese language Tremendous League, Arnautovic is strongly tipped to leave Shanghai SIPG this summer season.
Crystal Palace can also be said to be within the combine, although extra competition may come from Everton.
A second report particulars the viability of the Merseyside move after Everton was revealed as one of many membership’s Arnautovic agent spoken to in January.
The Bologna side’s Serie A is described as ‘ready to move’ to land the frontman, that means that the Prem trio should act shortly if Arnautovic is to race the Premier League once more.