Anthony Gordon clearly pushing for Newcastle move amid training, transfer request updates
Everton forward Anthony Gordon missed training for the second day in a row with his future at the club in serious doubt amid interest from Newcastle.
The 21-year-old has been the subject of transfer interest in the winter window and missed the squads return to the Finch Farm training complex on Tuesday following the sacking of manager Frank Lampard.
Everton again expected Gordon to be at training on Wednesday but the PA news agency understands the academy graduate was absent for a second day without permission, casting further doubt over his long-term future at his boyhood club.
Midfielder Amadou Onana, reportedly attracting interest from Arsenal, did rejoin the group on Wednesday having been given an authorised absence by the club the previous day.
Only a month ago, Gordon, whose current contract expires in 2025, was set to sign a new deal but things appear to have soured since then.
Having started the Boxing Day defeat to Wolves, the winger has since made just two substitute appearances totalling 30 minutes and, despite being the clubs joint-top scorer in the Premier League this season with three goals, he was left on the bench for the entire 90 minutes in last weekends defeat against West Ham.
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