Four Ross Barkley replacements if midfielder leaves Everton this summer

Following the news that striker Romelu Lukaku will not sign a new deal with Everton, the Merseyside outfit will be even more determined to keep another player that has been linked with a move away from the club – midfielder Ross Barkley.

The England international is said to be a target for Chelsea, Manchester United, Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur according to reports in the Daily Telegraph this week, and it won’t come as much of a surprise to manager Ronald Koeman following some impressive displays from the 23-year-old this season, who has been given a more free role in the team by the Dutchman in recent weeks.

If Barkley did leave Goodison Park, Everton would need an individual with quality to replace the four goals and seven assists he has provided in 25 Premier League appearances this season, which isn’t always easy to find.

However, here are FOUR players that could replace Barkley if he decided to move on to pastures new this summer…