Stones set for exit – reports

20 Apr

Everton defender John Stones would snub Chelsea as he holds out for a move to Manchester City, SiaS sources have been told.

Everton: Stones set for exit - reports Everton: Stones set for exit - reports

The central defender is a target for Chelsea and a number of top Premier League clubs, while Catalan giants Barcelona are also thought to be weighing up a move.

Stones’ form has suffered during the second part of the campaign, as a result of the continued speculation around his Goodison Park future, but that has not deterred Chelsea.

Sources close to his circle, however, have told SiaS that the 21-year-old is now braced for a move and the Citizens are in pole position to complete a deal.

Incoming City boss Pep Guardiola has identified the England man, who is valued at around £45m by the Toffees’ board, as a target.

Stones is happily settled in the north west and the opportunity of working under the former Barcelona coach is believed to have tipped the scales over Chelsea and Manchester United.


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