Busy Everton: £30m Pickford’s medical; £26m Klaassen talks

Date published: Thursday 15th June 2017 12:35

Everton are closing in a double deal for goalkeeper Jordan Pickford and midfielder Davy Klaassen.

It has been reported that the Toffees have agreed a £30million fee with Sunderland for Pickford, with an initial £22m paid up front, followed by a possible £8m in add-ons.

The 23-year-old, currently on international duty with England’s U21 ahead of the U21 European Championship, has now undergone a medical in Poland.

The deal is expected to be officially announced after England’s participation in the tournament comes to a close.

The Toffees remain busy however, and are pushing ahead with a deal to sign Ajax midfielder Klaassen.

According to widespread reports, the Dutch international has agreed personal terms ahead of a £26m move, and could be confirmed as a new signing by the end of the week.

Ronald Koeman holds an interest in Burnley centre-half Michael Keane, Swansea midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson and Malaga forward Sandro Ramirez.

The club’s director of football, Steve Walsh Everton’s director of football, Steve Walsh, has also ventured to Italy in order to source potential signings from Serie A.

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