Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford may now be sold this summer to assist the club with their finances.

That is according to journalist Dharmesh Sheth, who states that the Toffees may not be ‘able to resist’ a bid if a substantial one is made.

It was publicly revealed earlier this month that the £30m Pickford is happy at Goodison Park and did not want to force a move away from the club.

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Indeed, Manchester United have been heavily linked with the 29-year-old as they consider replacing Spain international David de Gea.

However, despite Pickford’s stance on staying at the Blues, Everton’s financial uncertainty could mean that a move occurs regardless, provided a suitable bid is made.

Speaking on HaytersTV YouTube channel, journalist Dharmesh Sheth said of Pickford: “I mean, he’s (Pickford) publicly saying all the things that he’s happy at Everton, but you’ve got to look at their financial situation.

If a bid came in for him then would Everton be able to resist it or not?”

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The England goalkeeper has been integral to Everton’s Premier League survival over the past two seasons and is without doubt one of the most consistent stoppers in the division.

His penalty save against Leicester City’s James Maddison in the 2-2 draw at the King Power Stadium back in May was arguably the difference between Everton staying up, and the Foxes going down.

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Few players are irreplaceable, but it is difficult to see who Everton could attract to replace a keeper of such quality, and so the club must resist any bid made for the 29-year-old.

If Jordan Pickford is happy to stay at Everton, the club has to ensure that he is in Sean Dyche’s starting XI once again next season.

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