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Everton: Journalist fuels Jannick Vestergaard transfer rumours

Everton have been linked with signing Jannik Vestergaard this summer, and now Paul Brown has weighed in on the potential transfer.

What’s the word?

According to the Daily Star journalist, he wouldn’t be surprised if the Leicester City star did make a move to Goodison Park at the end of the season – as long as they remain a Premier League club next term.

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Brown told GIVEMESPORT: “In that position, I wouldn’t be surprised if something like that might happen. But it’s very difficult to see who they could possibly target right now without knowing where they’re going to be.”

Supporters will be excited

There is no doubt that there are clearly changes needed to be made at Goodison Park, and it will be Frank Lampard’s job to make sure he identifies the key areas of improvement – with their defensive play a huge cause for concern this season.

Everton have found themselves in a vulnerable position in the Premier League, currently fighting against potential relegation to the Championship and it’s no surprise they are in this situation when you consider their defensive record.

Indeed, only the two teams at the bottom of the table, Watford and Norwich, have a worse goal difference than the Toffees, with 53 goals conceded and the joint third-least clean sheets in the entire division.

And, despite only playing 10 games for Leicester in the Premier League so far, Vestergaard has been consistent when on the pitch.

The 29-year-old has won the majority of his ground and aerial duels (62%), been successful in 100% of his dribbles and has made an average of 1.5 tackles, 3.5 clearances and 0.7 interceptions per game, proving he can make an effective defensive impact in his team.

Yerry Mina was linked with a move away from Goodison Park in January with both Newcastle and Flamengo interested, so there is a chance that there will be further interest this summer which would make way for Vestergaard to step into his role next season.

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However, Frank Lampard must first focus on securing top-flight football, with the Toffees having seven games to save their season – currently sitting just one point off the drop zone.

Indeed, transfers will be the least of the club’s worries in the immediate future and if Everton were to get relegated their business in the summer could look very different.

AND in other news: Frank can finally axe “out of control” EFC flop by signing “outstanding” £18k-p/w star

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