Reports: Everton boss Frank Lampard interested in loan move for Levi Colwill from Chelsea
Everton boss Frank Lampard is planning a move for Levi Colwill as he seeks a favor from his former employers Chelsea.
The 19-year-old has spent the season on loan at Huddersfield Town in the Championship and will be looking to progress next season.
According to SunLampard is preparing a move for Colwill this summer as Everton hope to accept a loan.
The Toffees secured their top-flight status following their victory over Crystal Palace in midweek as Lampard steered the club to another season in the Premier League.
Everton will face stiff competition if they are to secure the signing of Colwill, but Lampard hopes his relationship with the club can help secure the youngster from Chelsea.
Scroll to continue
AFC Bournemouth have been heavily linked with a move for the youngster as he looks to play Premier League football next season.
Colwill will return to Chelsea for pre-season but could be loaned out again as he has admitted he is ready to play Premier League football.
“I think I’m ready (for the Premier League). I’ve learned a lot this year so the next step I hope will be in the Premier League with VShelsea, huddersfield or whoever”, he said.
Colwill has also attracted interest from Leicester City, Fulham, Southampton and Huddersfield for a possible move this summer, so it’s likely he’ll be playing Premier League football no matter what.
Lampard’s side have leaked goals this season, so a move for Colwill could see the Toffees bolster their defensive options.