Leeds United have reportedly superior of their efforts to signal Everton defender Ben Godfrey.
Godfrey, 26, is anticipated to depart Goodison Park this month after falling additional in Sean Dyche’s pecking order.
With the previous Burnley boss choosing a backline of James Tarkowski, Jarrad Branthwaite, Vitaliy Mykolenko and veteran Seamus Coleman, there was little house for Godfrey, who has made simply two Premier League appearances all season.
Now contemplating his future, the 26-year-old is believed to have a number of choices, together with his choose between Leeds and Chris Wilder’s Sheffield United.
Nonetheless, though the centre-back, who also can play at full-back, is in demand, it appears Daniel Farke’s insistence on recruiting the Everton man is paying off.
In accordance with a latest report from Soccer Insider, Leeds have began preliminary talks with the Toffees over a attainable loan-to-buy deal.
Though the precise construction of the proposed deal will not be but identified, Dyche is known to have agreed to the 26-year-old transferring on with the Whites hopeful they will embody a buy-option of their provide.
Throughout his 4 years with Everton, Godfrey, who has simply 18 months left on his contract, has registered three assists in 80 video games in all competitions.