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Everton Miss Out On Wolves Midfielder Morgan Gibbs-White

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Morgan Gibbs-White intends to remain and compete for a spot at Wolverhampton Wanderers next season, according to The Guardian. Despite intense transfer interest this summer, Gibbs-White feels that he can nail a spot in Bruno Lage’s team.

The 22-year-old Englishman was the subject of interest from a number of clubs. Everton, Crystal Palace, Nottingham Forest and Leeds were all interested in his services. It was stated earlier this month that Everton believed Gibbs-White wanted to join them and that they were confident in closing the deal.

However, it now seems that Gibbs-White has had a change of heart. He now intends to stay at his boyhood club after spending last season on loan at Sheffield United.

Wolves sought more than £25 million for the midfielder this summer. However,  Gibbs-White used his loan in the Championship to get minutes on the pitch and demonstrate his creative skills.

What Does Gibbs-White Offer?

Gibbs-White burst onto the scene at the tender of age 16. He has been highly rated among Wolves’the circle, but opportunities have been hard to come by. The midfielder was a part of the junior England team who won the U-17 World Cup in India in 2017. 

He is a fearless dribbler in the heart of the pitch and can make things happen. Wolves had one of the best defences in the Premier League last season, but their attack was relatively ineffective. Someone like Gibbs-White can help solve this problem and make them a more dynamic unit.

Everton, on the other hand, will feel disappointed about missing out on the English starlet. He was available for a reasonable price and had the attributes to help the Toffees. Lampard has previously worked with dynamic midfielders, most famously Mason Mount, and elevated his game. Gibbs-White could have turned out to be a similar player for the Merseyside club.

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