Friday 20 July 2018

Everton reject PSG deal for Seamus Coleman

TalkSport report failed bid of £20million

Seamus Coleman has been linked with a move away from Everton
Seamus Coleman has been linked with a move away from Everton

Barry Lennon

EVERTON have turned down a £20 million deal for Ireland defender Seamus Coleman from french side Paris Saint Germain.

According to TalkSport, the Toffees rejected the offer following other bids from Manchester United for the full-back earlier this summer.

Everton’s rejection is line with their stance of not selling any of their high profile players before the transfer deadline on Tuesday.

Coleman signed for Everton from Sligo Rovers for €60, 000 in 2008, putting the latest French bid in perspective.

Despite speculation over his future, Coleman has already signed a new long-term contract to remain at at Goodison Park.

Everton’s rejection of the PSG deal follows Jose Mourinho’s failed bid for Coleman’s backline teammate, John Stone to move to Chelsea.

Manager Roberto Martinez praised club chairman, Bill Kenwright for rejecting Stones’ request to move earlier.

"The chairman was really strong yesterday; he's put things very, very clear," he said,

Read more: Mourinho refuses to discuss Chelsea's pursuit of Stones

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