Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford has signed a new long-term contract at Goodison Park.
Earlier this week 90 Minutes confirmed that talks had progressed with the England starter, whose situation is being tracked by a number of sides considering moves for a new goalkeeper in the summer. Including Chelsea, Manchester United and Tottenham.
Pickford, who has impressed with new Everton manager Sean Dye, has instead opted to commit his future to the Toffees until the summer of 2027.
“It’s a big deal for me to sign this new contract at such a special club. My family and I. I’m happy here and so is my family. We love it at Everton,” the goalkeeper told club media. .
“Everton are a huge club. The last few seasons haven’t been what we wanted but now we have a manager who I’m sure will point us in the right direction and get us up the table. Success at this club. To be is definitely my goal. The fans, the staff and my teammates have been great to me since I joined and I want to be the best for them.
“I just want to work hard and perform for Everton. We know we’re in a tough spot in the league at the moment but I’m eager to help the team improve this season and Then I aim for future success, which will include playing in our new stadium.
“This deal will take me over 10 years at Everton and I want to build a legacy to put myself out there with the likes of Neville Southall to be one of the best keepers to ever play for Everton. “
Director of Football Kevin Thelwell added: “Jordan is one of the best goalkeepers in world football, so it’s a huge boost for us to have a player of his quality and ability commit to a long-term future at the club. to commit to
“He has been a first-class player for Everton and England for many years and his attitude, focus and leadership continue to be exemplary.
“Since signing it in 2017, our chairman has developed a strong relationship with Jordan and its representatives, and he played a large and important role in helping us agree to this new agreement. I am confident that Every Evertonian will be delighted to hear this news and excited to know that Jordan is an integral part of our plan to take Everton forward.