View: Everton could rob West Ham blind if they sign Michael Keane
Everton could rob West Ham blind as David Moyes looks to reunite with centre-back Michael Keane during the summer transfer window, as per Daily Star.
The east Londoners could make a move for the 29-year-old should the Blues go down with relegation still very much a possibility.
Keane would likely cost the Hammers around £20million and based on this season’s performances – he isn’t even worth half that, the England international has been shocking.
This move would be a major step down for the Irons who have had an excellent season.
Make no mistake, Farhad Moshiri should take their money if a move does come to fruition but they could do much better than Keane.
Frank Lampard needs to find a solution for the defender because he certainly isn’t good enough to play for the Goodison Park outfit and he still has over three years left on his contract.
One huge positive about Everton going down would be cutting all of the deadwood from this squad – and there is a lot of it.
A host of the players in the squad could easily be axed and replaced with youngsters from the academy and the club would be better off for it.
The draw at Stamford Bridge with all of the academy players filling in for the first team that was plagued with covid is the perfect example.
They were hungry to stamp their mark on the team and some of the older players on ridiculous wages who seem just happy to plod along could undoubtedly learn from that.
With that being said, everyone has been pulling their weight of late but that is very easy to do whilst enjoying the Blues’ best form all season with the fans right behind them.
It will take a couple of seasons but this squad needs a new lease of life and washed up players like Keane need to be shown the back door as Lampard looks to get the Toffees back where they belong.
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