A summer clear-out is expected at Goodison Park during this transfer window with many of Everton’s recent signings having failed to produce the goods.
However, one player that is expected to stay at the Merseyside club is Ademola Lookman, who is valued at £10.8m by Transfermarkt.
Lookman spent the second half of last season out on loan at Leipzig, scoring five goals and providing three assists in 11 league appearances.
Ultimately, Lookman impressed during his short stint in the Bundesliga, so Leipzig’s attempt to sign the forward comes as no surprise.
Everton, though, have made the right move in knocking back the German club’s advances. Lookman, undoubtedly, still has much to offer and would really boost the Toffees’ forward line with his pace, directness and overall strong wing play.
Have a look at what Everton supporters have had to say on Leipzig’s alleged bid for Lookman below…
Is that a deposit
— Steviemac (@steviemac2010) July 5, 2018
Presume that was for 1 of his toes ?
— mogsy (@mogs157) July 5, 2018
— Michael (@greenallefc) July 5, 2018
Is that the loan fee?
— CM (@COYB187811) July 5, 2018
He needs to play regularly, hopefully Brands and Silva can see what Fat Sam and Unsy couldn’t. What a talent wasted so far?! Glad he got the opportunity to showcase his talent but now is his time to do it with us
— EFC (@Blueblood_1984) 5 July 2018
12 million? Not even gonna sell him for 30 they gotta try harder
— Idrissa Twist (@ZanEFC1333) 6 July 2018
£12m for Lookman is a bit of an insult, in today’s crazy market double that as a starting point.
Desperate for him to stay and believe he will, Silva will involve him more than previous manager did.
— Neil (@spuddy1878) July 6, 2018