Antonio Conte’s Tottenham Hotspur and Graham Potter’s Chelsea are aware that Anthony Gordon is not close to signing a new contract with Frank Lampard’s Everton, according to journalist Paul Brown. The well-known and well-respected journalist has told GiveMeSport that Tottenham and Chelsea are aware that Gordon is not close to putting pen to paper on a new deal. Brown has suggested that Tottenham and Chelsea could reignite their interest in the 21-year-old England Under-21 international winger, described as “a player who is very explosive” by former Everton manager Rafael Benitez in The Liverpool Echo in October 2021.
Sky Sports reported in August that Chelsea were keen on signing the 21-year-old winger in the summer transfer window and were prepared to pay £60 million for him. CBS Sports journalist Ben Jacobs reported on Twitter last month that Tottenham were keen on Gordon and were willing to pay £35 million for him. Brown told GiveMeSport that he thinks it is up to Everton to change the player’s mind. Otherwise, they’re going to be in the same situation they were with him come January. Continue reading