Anthony Gordon joined Everton at the tender age of 11. Since his joining, he has enjoyed a meteoric rise through the ranks of the academy. He is one of the club’s most valuable assets and player as things stand. Everton are aware of this too. Reportedly, they are preparing to offer the 21-year-old a huge new contract to keep hold of the winger.
Recently, Everton lost another winger, Richarlison, to Tottenham Hotspurs. Everton have now made it a priority to keep the young winger in their ranks for a long period. Newcastle United made an offer worth £35m for Gordon recently in this transfer window. However, Everton rejected the offer immediately. Now, they are working on a deal that would extend Gordon’s stay at Goodison Park for a long period.
Everton are preparing to make a ‘huge offer’ to keep the young winger at Goodison Park
Anthony Gordon has had a fantastic season with Everton last summer. He was instrumental in Everton’s battle to avoid relegation. He started 25 times in the Premier League. In these 25 appearances, he scored four goals and had three assists to his name. There has been a lot of interest and hype surrounding the youngster. Reportedly, Tottenham had expressed their interest in the player by wanting a double deal for Richarlison and Gordon. Other premier league clubs have also enquired about the player.
Gordon in a way represents the future of the club. He is a local boy and has risen through the academy to play for his club. He is a path maker for all the young players in the Everton academy. Considering the financial mess that Everton are in, the Toffees must integrate youth players into the first team properly. They will have to depend on their academy for players as big-money signings are off the table for a long period now.
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