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Sacrificing Lookman for Aaron Wan-Bissaka would be worth it long-term for Everton

Sacrificing Lookman for Aaron Wan-Bissaka would be worth it long-term for Everton

Everton made it four wins from five in the Premier League with a comfortable 3-1 win over Brighton at Goodison Park.

Record signing Richarlison handed the Blues the lead before Lewis Dunk equalised shortly after for the visitors. Seamus Coleman restored the lead after the interval, and the Brazilian grabbed his brace to complete the rout. Marco Silva’s fourth win in five games is a testament to the progress the Toffees have made under his tutelage.

One area of concern could be right-back despite Coleman getting on the scoresheet. The Irishman has been plagued by injuries in recent seasons and has failed to reach the heights of earlier in his career. With Jonjoe Kenny providing little competition, Everton should attempt to land another right-back in the January transfer window.

The perfect addition could be Crystal Palace wonderkid – Aaron Wan-Bissaka. Valued at £4.5m by Transfermarkt, the 20-year-old has been the breakthrough star of the season so far after making the right-back berth at Selhurst Park his own. The youngster has made ten appearances in the Premier League, earning plenty of plaudits for his impressive showings.

Wan-Bissaka is an excellent defender – averaging an incredible 4.4 tackles per game in the Premier League this season – more than any other right-back in the division. The youngster also reads the game expertly, averaging 2.6 interceptions per game (WhoScored). His performances earned him a call-up to the England U21 setup, and Gareth Southgate will definitely be keeping a close eye on his development.

The Englishman will be hard to prise from the Eagles, but reports suggest that Everton could offer Ademola Lookman in a possible exchange deal. Swapping Lookman for Wan-Bisakka could prove to be a brilliant deal indeed.

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