Everton are close to grabbing England centre-back Conor Cody. Wolverhampton complete.
According to the Daily Mail, Everton are keen to sign Cody as a centre-back. After the injury news of two defenders Yerry Mina and Ben Godfrey Cody was drop by Wolverhampton Wanderers manager Bruno Lach. In the opening game of the Premier League season that defeated Leeds United 2-1 on Saturday past. It’s the first time the 29-year-old captain has been left out of the Wolves since April 2017. With Max Kilman at centre-back alongside Nathan Collins.
Reports suggest that Everton are close to signing Cody. With a transfer fee of £12 million, plus a number of additional conditions. Earlier, West Ham United were also interest in Cody, but now Everton are on the verge of winning. While the 29-year-old centre-back wishes to leave Molineux already because he wants to guarantee stability in the England national ufabet team. Before the 2022 World Cup.
However, the Everton boss is keen on adding another proven centre-half to his ranks, given Michael Keane’s inconsistencies and Yerry Mina’s poor fitness records. Coady, to that end, has emerged as Lampard’s preferred candidate, considering the leadership and the defensive nous that the 29-year-old has displayed throughout his time at the Molineux.
Everton have now made their first approach to assess the possibility of signing Coady before the current transfer window closes. Wolves are reportedly keen on keeping hold of their club captain but will not stand in the way of an exit if he expresses his desire to leave.