The vultures are already picking at freshly relegated Sunderland, with Everton aiming to pick up a prime asset from a club heading down to the Championship for a second-straight season.
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(Koeman) is set to launch a formal approach once the season is at an end, and is confident of securing a deal for around £17m. Sunderland will be hoping to secure at least £20m for Pickford’s services, but will be mindful that their negotiating position has been weakened by their relegation.
The report says Liverpool and Manchester City are also expected to have interest in Pickford. The only thing that’s pretty certain? He won’t be going to Newcastle United.