Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford has been linked with a move to Manchester United and could leave the Blues this summer.

The £30m England international has had another superb campaign for Everton and is reportedly on Erik ten Hag’s ‘wanted list’ should David de Gea depart Old Trafford.

That is according to the Daily Star, who state that the Spanish keeper remains in talks over a contract extension, with his current deal up this summer, though he would have to take a reduction in his £375,000-a-week wages.

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Indeed, the report states that, should de Gea leave United as a free agent, ten Hag would look to Pickford as a potential replacement for the 32-year-old.

Pickford signed a contract at Everton earlier this year, keeping him at Goodison Park until 2027, meaning that the Toffees can demand a hefty price tag for the England international, though the report does not state what kind of offer would be on the table.

Everton losing Pickford would be massive blow during tumultuous period for the club

Everton are fighting for Premier League survival with just three games remaining and there have been suggestions that Pickford will definitely leave Goodison should the Blues drop, though Sean Dyche’s side currently reside outside of the relegation zone.

Jordan Pickford has been one of the club’s best players for many years now and consistently pulls of world class saves, with his performances last season in particular integral in maintaining Everton’s top-flight status.

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He would be an enormous loss for the Blues, who have already suffered the high-profile departures of Richarlison’s £60m move to Spurs last summer, followed by Anthony Gordon’s £45m switch to Newcastle United in January.

Everton’s first priority will be staying in the Premier League, and if the club do remain a top-flight club, Pickford may stay at Goodison Park, though seemingly a lot will also depend on the goalkeeping situations at other clubs.

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