Leicester City forward Jamie Vardy could be an amazing signing for Everton if he joins the Toffees this summer.

The former England international has been heavily linked with a move to Goodison Park as Sean Dyche looks to strengthen his attacking options.

Indeed, Everton are threadbare in attack, and the addition of a player with a wealth of experience and a Premier League title, could be a shrewd signing on a short-term deal.

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Vardy, who joined Leicester City in 2012 in a £1m deal with non-League side Fleetwood Town, has been one of the most consistent Premier League forwards over the years, notching an impressive 136 top-flight goals.

Such has been Vardy’s influence, that he inspired a young Erling Haaland, who spoke to Sky Sports in 2022 about the forward, stating: “I’ve been watching a lot of players, let’s take for example the run in behind the centre-back when the No.10 has the ball.

You have maybe the best in the world at that, Jamie Vardy.”

Vardy even in the short-term, could be a coup signing for Everton

Everton recently sold academy graduate Ellis Simms to Coventry City in a £3.5m deal, with Neal Maupay linked with a move away and Demarai Gray also rumoured to leave this summer.

That would leave Everton with just one forward in Dominic Calvert-Lewin, who is no doubt quality, but is often unreliable due to recurring injuries.

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Everton will need to add at least two quality forwards but may have a limited budget with Sean Dyche forced to shop around for loan deals and free transfers.

Vardy would be a cost-effective signing for the Blues and is the natural finisher that has been lacking at Goodison Park in recent seasons.

At 36, the Leicester City forward would only provide a short-term solution, though could be utilised as an impact player to maximise his influence.

Everton desperately need to find a solution to their goalscoring woes, and a player like Vardy could add some much-needed bite to the club’s forward line.

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