The Mirror have suggested that we are monitoring Leighton Baines’ situation at Everton. Lucas Digne is on the verge of completing a move to Goodison Park leaving the 33-year-old with the prospect of having to sit on the bench next season.
The ex England international is also believed to be on Burnley’s radar, in addition to clubs in the United States. With Rafa Benitez looking for a left-back, a move for the veteran defender cannot be ruled out.
When I gauged supporter opinion about signing Baines, the majority think the fullback still has something to offer:
The Chronicle have ruled out a move for the left-back stating that the club couldn’t afford the player’s wages. However, that depends on whether the defender is happy to end his career on a good salary in the States or whether he wants to continue playing at the highest level.
If Burnley are the other major players from the Premier League, they will not offer high wages either so Baines will have to make a big decision on his future.