Everton accept bid for Jermain BeckfordBy Ryan Grant • Aug 31st, 2011 • Category: News |
Jermain Beckford could join Leicester City today after Everton reportedly accepted a bid of around £4m for the 27-year-old striker.
With only a few forwards on the books at Everton – including the hardly prolific Anichebe, injury-prone Saha and out-of-favour Yakubu, letting a striker who did actually score 10 goals in his debut Premier League season leave for just £4m will disappoint many Evertonians. However, reports suggest Beckford may reject a move and stay to fight for his place at Goodison.
If a move does materialize, Everton may have access to these funds, and combined with a potential sale of Yakubu – who looks set to join Blackburn – and possibly Joseph Yobo, David Moyes may have time and funds to strengthen his squad up front or in wide areas with a loan signing or two..
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