Jordan Pickford went into the World Cup as a marginal choice to be England’s first-choice goalkeeper and left Russia as something of a national hero.
His rapid summer rise continued when he was reportedly installed as Chelsea’s top target to replace outgoing Golden Glove winner Thibaut Courtois, which has apparently prompted Everton to ready a new contract.
With Everton’s incoming transfer business moving slowly, retaining a key asset like Pickford is essential in order to maintain the feel-good factor brought about by Marco Silva’s belated appointment at Goodison.
So, we asked Toffees fans whether they expect new manager Silva to retain the services of Pickford beyond the current transfer window and it is clear from the results that they have major faith in the former Watford boss.
85 per cent of Toffees believe that the former Sunderland glovesman will be between the sticks at Goodison this season, as shown by the full results below…