Everton closing in on deal to re-sign Jack Harrison on loan from Leeds… with Sean Dyche’s side set to cover the midfielder’s wages but NOT pay a fee

  • Harrison spent the 2023-24 season on loan with the club after Leeds’ relegation
  • He netted four goals in 35 appearances for the Toffees as they achieved survival 
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Everton are progressing in talks with Leeds United over a fresh loan deal for Jack Harrison.

The 27-year-old made 35 appearances for Everton on loan last season, scoring four goals as he helped the Toffees to securing another year in the Premier League under Sean Dyche.

Harrison is contracted to Leeds until 2028 having signed a new deal in April last season, though the Whites were relegated just weeks later and Harrison faced the dilemma of whether to play in the Championship again.

A solution was worked, and he headed to Everton in August, missing the start of the Championship campaign with Leeds through injury.

Brenden Aaronson, Rasmus Kristensen, Diego Llorente, Marc Roca and Maximillian Wober also left on loan as the club tried to negotiate their way through their relegation.

Everton are closing in on a deal to re-sign Jack Harrison on loan from Leeds ahead of next term

He scored four goals in 35 appearances for the Toffees during his temporary stay last season

He scored four goals in 35 appearances for the Toffees during his temporary stay last season

Sean Dyche's side are set to cover the 27-year-old's wages but won't pay a fee for his return

Sean Dyche’s side are set to cover the 27-year-old’s wages but won’t pay a fee for his return

Everton declared their intention to re-sign Harrison at the end of the season and will pay all of his wages but will not pay a loan fee.

Harrison, who started his career at Manchester City before moving to Leeds in 2018, would be the Toffees’ first signing of the summer. 

They are juggling a number of midfield targets too having enquired about Aston Villa’s Tim Iroegbunam and Manchester City’s Kalvin Phillips.

Dyche’s side have set their focus on rebuilding thier midfield, with Andre Gomes leaving the club at the end of his contract and Dele Alli’s future still unclear.

Iroegbunam has made 19 first team appearances for Villa, and played 32 times for QPR while on loan with the London club in the 2022-23 season.

Phillips, meanwhile, knows his future lies away from City, and is looking to rebuild after missing out on England’s Euro 2024 squad on the back of a nightmare loan spell with West Ham. 

Everton are also prepared for a new bid from Manchester United for Jarrad Branthwaite

Everton are also prepared for a new bid from Manchester United for Jarrad Branthwaite

Everton, meanwhile, are braced for a new bid from Manchester United for Jarrad Branthwaite and anticipate further enquiries for Belgium midfielder Amadou Onana.

The Toffees dismissed United’s opening bid of £43million for Branthwaite, while they have put a £50m price tag on Onana.

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