Newcastle lead race for 60m England Under-21 star with Chelsea forward lined up as alternative
Newcastle United are reportedly ‘confident’ they will sign Everton winger Anthony Gordon before the end of the January transfer window.
Gordon impressed during the second half of last season as he helped the Toffees avoid relegation to the Championship.
His form this term has been less impressive, however, amidst speculation about his future at Goodison Park.
Newcastle and Chelsea both tried to sign the England Under-21 winger in the summer transfer window and had bids rejected with Everton asking for 60million.
The Toffees were reluctant to let one of their best players leave at the time but are believed to be a bit more willing this month with the player not hitting the heights of 2021-22.
Everton sacked Frank Lampard on Monday and could do with the funds to bring in a new manager, who will have a huge job on their hands with the club sat 19th in the Premier League after 20 games.
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