With goalkeeper Jonas Lossl announcing his departure from Huddersfield Town this summer when his contract expires following their relegation, Everton manager Marco Silva has been heavily linked with wanting to secure the 30-year-old’s services ahead of the coming 2019/20 campaign.
With the stopper available as a free agent, former England right back and now pundit Danny Mills has stated that it ‘definitely makes sense’ for us to be in for the chase for his signature, and he felt it would be an ‘excellent bit of business’ to sign him as back up to current England No 1 Jordan Pickford.
Speaking to Football Insider recently, to give his own thoughts on the speculation that claimed Lossl would be our first official capture of the summer, Mills said.
“That definitely makes sense. Getting Lossl on a free would be an excellent bit of business. He is available and experienced in the Premier League, so it’s a good deal. Everton need someone to push Jordan Pickford, who is an exceptional goalkeeper but erratic as well. He needs competition for his place. He is a very good shot stopper and his distribution is good. But he can get a little bit emotional at times, and needs to calm down. Goalkeeping is all about assurance and stability.”
With 72 appearances for the Terriers following his arrival two season’s ago, his experience last year in the Premier League would’ve been an eye opener, so we’ll have to see if reports saying that terms have already been agreed upon prove to be true or not.