Chelsea have made England No 1 Jordan Pickford their main transfer target if, as expected, Thibaut Courtois moves to Real Madrid in this window, SSN understands.
Kasper Schmeichel and Jack Butland are among the possible replacements at Stamford Bridge, but we’ve been told this afternoon that Pickford ranks above both of them on Chelsea’s wanted list.
Everton are likely to resist any approach for the man they signed for £30m from Sunderland last summer and who still has four years left on his deal. He was Everton’s Player of the Year last season in both the awards voted for by fans and his teammates.
Chelsea have yet to make a formal approach to Everton and tere’s been no comment from either club so far.
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