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Anthony Gordon: Newcastle maintain switch talks with Everton over transfer for winger after reigniting summer time curiosity | footballnews

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Newcastle have held talks over a transfer for Everton ahead Anthony Gordon.

The Magpies need to exchange striker Chris Wooden, who left for Nottingham Forest final week.

Though not a like-for-like substitute, Newcastle see 21-year-old Gordon as a participant who can function in quite a few positions throughout the entrance line.

Newcastle had been rebuffed with an inquiry for Gordon in the summertime, however have retained an curiosity.

It’s thought a bid of round £40m might tempt Everton to promote. Gordon was not current at Everton’s Finch Farm coaching floor on Tuesday however it isn’t clear if his absence from him was associated to Newcastle’s curiosity from him.

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Gordon can be open to leaving Goodison Park

Complicating the transfer considerably is Everton’s managerial state of affairs – Frank Lampard was sacked on Monday and any new incumbent might wish to preserve Gordon.

Through the summer time switch window, Chelsea carried out high-level talks with Everton over Gordon’s availability.

He was then seen as one in every of Thomas Tuchel’s high targets and Chelsea had been ready to pay £60m to carry him to Stamford Bridge.

Gordon has 18 months remaining on his present contract at Goodison Park.

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Sky Sports activities New chief reporter Kaveh Solhekol says former Burnley boss Sean Dyche and present Brentford supervisor Thomas Frank are each on Everton’s record of managers to exchange Frank Lampard.

The information on Gordon comes after Tottenham made a late bid to signal Villarreal ahead Arnaut Danjuma on mortgage till the tip of the season.

Danjuma had been anticipated to signal for Everton on the same deal after an settlement was reached on the weekend however Spurs seem to have hijacked the transfer.

The addition of the versatile Netherlands ahead would enhance Tottenham’s choices in assault with Son Heung-min, Dejan Kulusevski, Richarlison and Lucas Moura all experiencing damage points this season.

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Jamie Carragher says Everton supporters nonetheless need change at boardroom degree however Frank Lampard can don’t have any complaints about being sacked because the membership’s supervisor

Danjuma, who will flip 26 later this month, spent two years taking part in in England with Bournemouth and whereas he starred within the Sky Guess Championship, he struggled within the Premier League and failed to attain in 14 top-flight appearances.

A change to Villarreal in 2021 proved profitable with Danjuma taking part in a key function of their run to the Champions League semi-finals, scoring 16 targets in all competitions for the La Liga outfit.

Alternatives have been extra restricted for Danjuma this season after a muscle drawback disrupted the early a part of his marketing campaign and a return to England is near being finalized however with Tottenham now set to be his new vacation spot.

Everton purpose for Bielsa after sacking Lampard

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The Solar’s Soccer Editor Charlie Wyett believes there isn’t any long-term plan at Everton and suggests the membership want a ‘fire-fighter appointment’ to maintain them within the Premier League

Everton have made former Leeds boss Marcelo Bielsa their first option to turn into the membership’s subsequent supervisor after sacking Frank Lampard on Monday. Former Southampton supervisor Ralph Hasenhuttl can be being thought-about for the vacant job.

Bielsa, who has been out of labor since he left Leeds in February final yr, has already held talks with the membership’s hierarchy about taking on and has indicated his willingness to tackle the job. The Toffees’ subsequent recreation isn’t till February 4, when Arsenal go to Goodison Park.

The Argentine was in talks to succeed Scott Parker as Bournemouth supervisor earlier than the World Cup, however the function was in the end given to caretaker boss Gary O’Neil as an alternative.

The Toffees’ method to Bielsa follows their dismissal of Lampard on Monday afternoon, on the again of a 2-0 defeat by West Ham on the London Stadium on Saturday – their third consecutive loss within the league.

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Former Everton captain Alan Stubbs says Wayne Rooney might return to the membership and address the duty of maintaining the Toffees within the Premier League

The previous Chelsea boss arrived at Goodison Park in January 2022, and though he helped the membership keep away from the drop final season, he leaves Everton with 15 factors from 20 video games and three wins this time period – the worst victory file within the division. Everton are nineteenth within the desk, with solely Southampton beneath them on objective distinction.

Carra: Nonetheless worst-run membership in nation

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Carragher believes Everton have turn into an ‘simple contact’ to play towards within the Premier League and says the Toffees are the ‘worst-run membership within the nation’

Jamie Carragher nonetheless believes Everton are the worst-run membership within the nation and mentioned the hierarchy have “demonised the entire fanbase” in latest weeks.

Everton sacked Lampard after lower than a yr in cost on Monday.

Lampard’s dismissal follows Everton proprietor Farhad Moshiri attending his first match since October 2021 because the Toffees succumbed to defeat at West Ham – their third consecutive loss within the league.

“No one is aware of a soccer membership higher than their very own supporters,” Carragher mentioned on Monday Evening Soccer.

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