Everton agree deal with Sunderland goalkeeper Jordan Pickford
Everton are looking set to land Jordan Pickford after British Media (BBC) revealed that they are in advanced negotiations with Sunderland ahead of a potential move.
The England international has joined Sunderland in 2002. The 23-year-old has a valid contract with Sunderland until June 2020.
Since his arrival from Espanyol, Pickford has conceded 61 goals and provided five clean sheets in 35 games for Sunderland, including conceded 53 goals and provided five clean sheets in 33 games in all competitions this season.
The 23-year-old is considered to be one of the best goalkeepers in England.
The England international has been in impressive form for Sunderland this season.
Jordan Pickford has represented England at Under-15, Under-16, Under-17, Under-18, Under-19, Under-20 and Under-21 level, winning 46 caps.
Adding a goalkeeper remains Everton’s top priority this summer. Ronald Koeman has always been a manager who keeps his eyes on the most talented young players across the globe.
Jordan Pickford has been long term target of Ronald Koeman as the manager look to bolster his defensive options for the next season.
Everton manager Ronald Koeman wants to continue to strengthening his squad so they’re able to compete both domestically and in the Europa League next season.
The Toffees are desperate to make an impact in this summer transfer window.
According to the report, Everton have already agreed a 35 million euros deal with Sunderland for their goalkeeper. Pickford is expected to have a medical and complete the deal when he returns from UEFA European Under-21 Championship.