Everton are reportedly deemed favourites to sign midfielder Jack Wilshere from Arsenal, provided Sam Allardyce remains at the helm beyond the summer. The England international has just two months left on his Gunners contract, and talks over a possible extension have seemingly reached a standstill.
According to FootballLondon, the Toffees are leading the pursuit of Wilshere ahead of the likes of West Ham United and AC Milan as they plan to offer him a significant signing-on fee. On top of this, Everton are prepared to match his £110,000-a-week wages, unless the Gunners who have asked him to take a 20 per cent pay-cut. (more…)