Chelsea hoping to sign Everton star Jordan Pickford: A good option for Mauricio Pochettino?

Chelsea‘s interest in acquiring the talents of Jordan Pickford (30) has become increasingly evident, positioning them as a prominent contender in the race for the goalkeeper’s services.

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In a notable turn of events back in June 2017, Pickford sealed a lucrative contract with Everton, marking his foray into the competitive landscape of the Premier League. The deal, initially valued at £25 million, with provisions for potential add-ons escalating the figure to £30 million, propelled him to the esteemed status of the third most expensive goalkeeper in football history at that juncture.

Throughout his tenure with Everton, Pickford exhibited his adeptness in goalkeeping, featuring prominently in 277 fixtures. Amidst these appearances, he thwarted opposing offenses on 75 occasions, maintaining an impressive tally of clean sheets, albeit conceding 397 goals over the course of his tenure.

With a towering stature of 185 centimeters, Jordan Pickford not only left an indelible mark on domestic soil but also made significant contributions on the international stage, representing England in a total of 60 matches, thereby cementing his reputation as a stalwart in goalkeeping.

On 7 July 2021, Pickford etched his name into the annals of football history by establishing an all-time record for the most consecutive minutes without conceding a goal by an English goalkeeper. He surpassed the previous milestone set by Gordon Banks during the Euro 2020 semi-final clash against Denmark, amassing an impressive total of 721 minutes without conceding.

Currently, according to, Pickford boasts a market value of £18.8 million, a testament to his stature within the footballing realm.

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Nevertheless, despite his illustrious track record, uncertainties loom over the future trajectory of the Everton and England custodian, with speculations abound regarding potential developments in the ensuing months.

Jordan Pickford

Sources cited by talkSPORT suggest that Everton could find themselves compelled to entertain offers for Pickford, particularly if a substantial bid materializes, thereby leaving the club with little option but to contemplate his potential departure.

Among the array of suitors vying for Pickford’s signature, Chelsea emerges as a frontrunner, with indications pointing towards a palpable interest in securing his services.

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Enzo Cattaneo

Naples-born Enzo Cattaneo has spent more than a decade living in Madrid and writing about Spanish football, German football and the Premier League for various Spanish football websites and now he writes about World football for World Football Rumours. He's been thinking about football transfers and rumours pretty much nonstop since the 2002 FIFA World Cup in South Korea.

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