Many Everton fans have been reacting as Phil Kirkbride gave an update on the future of Leighton Baines on his official Twitter page.
Should Baines sign a new deal at Everton?
As per the journalist, Carlo Ancelotti is hopeful that he will sign a new deal with the Merseyside club as his current contract expires at the end of the 2019/20 season. The 35-year old has reportedly been offered an extension of 12 more months as the futures of Oumar Niasse and Cuco Martina also hang in the balance.
However, it is the future of Baines that seems to be concerning many members of the Goodison Park faithful the most given how loyal a servant he has been to them. The Englishman has played in no fewer than 418 games across 13 consecutive seasons for the Toffees, scoring 39 goals and making 67 assists, according to Transfermarkt.
These Everton supporters reacted to the update on Twitter and it seems as if the Blues agree with Ancelotti given how well he has served the club:
Oh we all do 💙💙
— Nathan kerr (@nathankerr14) June 24, 2020
I’m not ready for an Everton without Baines.
— Jonny 🇮🇹💙 (@h1x_y) June 25, 2020
— Jo Meyler (@JMeyler87) June 24, 2020
Would like to see him given some playing time maybe left midfield
— Albie Donnelly (@bickfordblue) June 24, 2020
He wants to start playing him cause he’s better than digne
— Callum McKenna (@CallumMcKenna23) June 24, 2020
You could argue for him ahead of Digne this season. I love Lucas but he’s a shadow of last year’s Lucas☹️
— John Entwistle (@Dharmakind) June 24, 2020
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