David Seaman has now shared his thoughts on the Everton loan signing of 30-year-old defender Conor Coady last summer.
The future of the centre-half remains uncertain, with Everton reportedly able to make the move permanent in a pre-agreed deal for £4.5m, though this clause has not been triggered yet.
Indeed, whether or not Everton choose to buy the England international this summer is unclear, but Seaman believes that he will likely move elsewhere rather than remain at Molyneux.
Speaking on the Seaman Says podcast, the former Arsenal goalkeeper said: “I found that a weird loan. For a player of his quality to go out to another club that’s possibly competing with relegation with you, it’s a strange one.
That’s why I don’t think he’ll go back (to Wolves), if he doesn’t go back (to Everton), he’ll go somewhere else.”
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Indeed, after starting in the first four games following Sean Dyche’s appointment, the defender then remained on the bench for the following 11 Premier League matches.
Given his limited playing time under Sean Dyche, it may be unlikely that the Everton boss would want to make the move a permanent one.
However, a player of Coady’s experience and quality could be a shrewd signing for what is a very reasonable price.
The England defender has also recently been linked with a permanent move to newly promoted Sheffield United, so Seaman may be correct in believing that Coady’s time at Wolves may be up.