Found September 05, 2013 on
Pro Sports Daily:
Everton want to secure Leighton Baines on a new long-term contract before the transfer window reopens in January as they attempt to ward off interest from Manchester United.
Bill Kenwright the Everton chairman rejected several bids for the England left-back throughout the summer including a £15m offer on transfer-deadline day. Everton recognise that the Premier League champions' prolonged pursuit placed Baines in a difficult position and intend to reflect the importance of a defender who turns 29 in December with improved extended terms.
Everton are also conscious that United's failure to Fábio Coentrão from Real Madrid on Monday means David Moyes will be back in the market for a left-back in January and they intend to open talks over a new deal with Baines and his representatives as quickly as possible. The left-back is believed to earn around £50000-a-week at Everton. Whether they can convince him to extend a contract that has two years remaining at Goodison Park is unce...
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With the closing of the Transfer Deadline Day on September 2nd, the Premier League seems to be capturing all of the attention as some big moves have been made across the “top 6″ teams as they all fight for a spot in next year’s Champions League. The top teams are always going to be pressured in making some big signings as Arsenal FC have shown through a large majority of...
Everton boss Roberto Martinez says that the club are planning to open talks with full-back Leighton Baines regarding a new contract.
The 28-year old was the subject of a bid from Manchester United this summer, the eventual destination of team-mate Marouane Fellaini, but he will remain at Goodison Park until January at least, where he has two years remaining on his current deal....