Everton fans have been drowning their sorrows in the Transfer Tavern this week after seeing their side suffer another Premier League defeat at the weekend.
Ronald Koeman’s men went into their clash with Sean Dyche’s Burnley on Sunday having won just two of their six league games, and they were unable to add another win to their tally as Jeff Hendrick’s first half strike was enough to secure the Clarets a deserved 1-0 win at Goodison Park.
And that has increased the pressure on under-fire boss Koeman as well, what with the manner of the performance as well as the result called into question, and with the Toffees languishing in 16th in the Premier League table, their pre-season optimism has somewhat subsided.
And although things on the pitch are occupying many of the headlines surrounding Everton, there is one particular transfer story off it that has resurfaced in recent days, namely that of the future of midfielder Ross Barkley.
The 23-year-old has missed the entirety of this season so far due to injury, this all after a summer of speculation in which he didn’t sign a new deal with the Toffees, and reportedly turned down a move to champions Chelsea.
However, the Blues and Tottenham are reportedly looking to reignite their interest in the England international in the New Year, but here are THREE reasons why the midfielder should remain at his boyhood club…Like what the TT have on offer? Sign up for more notifications!
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