Everton will probably try to buy a couple of big hitters in the summer, particularly if they reach the promised land of Champions League football.
But a lot of business will continue to be done for young players and mid-priced targets with potential.
One such player has been linked to the club today and that is on loan Manchester United starlet Nick Powell.
Powell has been plying his trade at Wigan for the last season and done a really brilliant job there scoring 12 goals in 35 appearances for the club.
Everton fans, this guy is worth getting excited about. Although he hasn’t made the grade at Manchester United yet he really does look like the real deal – a silky creator and striker of the ball who can play in the midfield or upfront.
He’s got great technique a brilliant shot on him. Powell also has that air of unpredictability which many of the world’s greatest players possess.
Added to this he always seems to have time on the ball – another hallmark of a great player in the making.
If Powell is indeed as good as we have suggested he could well return to Manchester United – but Everton are apparently keen on taking him. The Guardian says:
Everton’s Roberto Martínez has decided to double up on some English talent. Southampton’s Jack Cork and Manchester United’s Nick Powell, on loan at Wigan, seem to fit the bill. Powell is expected to wait until the new permanent manager at Manchester United doesn’t pick him before jumping ship, while Cork, who was the subject of a £3m bid from Swansea in January, may come a little easier now that he is about to enter the final year of his contract.
Let’s have a look at the lad in action.
Everton fans – does Powell boil your potatoes or should you be looking to add one or two high profile signings this summer in order to kick on again?
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