Everton look set to make a move for Daniel Jebbison.
According to journalist Alan Nixon, writing on his Patreon page, Everton are preparing to launch a bid to sign Sheffield United striker Daniel Jebbison.
Jebbison is in the final year of his contract with Sheffield United who may be open to moving him on if their valuation of the player is met.
Everton have a long-standing interest in the youngster. They attempted to sign him in 2021 when Rafa Benitez was in charge at Goodison Park, and at that point they felt he had the potential to become better than Dominic Calvert-Lewin.
Sean Dyche clearly shares Benitez’s admiration of Jebbison. As does current Blades boss Paul Heckingbottom, who has given the 19-year-old opportunities in the first-team at Bramall Lane, and believes that the player “will get even better.”
Jebbison is a star of tomorrow for Everton
The Toffees’ search for a striker this summer has been well-documented. The Merseyside outfit are in dire need of a reliable goalscorer. Jebbison won’t be that for Everton this season. He is absolutely one for the future.
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The teenager has scored 12 goals in his senior career to date, most of which came at League One level, whilst on loan with Burton Albion. It remains to be seen how many chances Dyche would give Jebbison in the Premier League this season, or water the club would seek to loan him out.
If the teenager can go on to fulfil his potential at Goodison Park though, and perhaps even become better than Calvert-Lewin, then this will be looked back upon as a remarkable bit of business by the club.
Dyche’s main priority now needs to be on ensuring his side bring in enough players who can help them avoid a relegation battle this season. However, fans will be pleased to see the club working deals like this one for Jebbison, with Everton’s long-term future in mind, too.