English Club, Everton has given signs that the £1.5million-rated Elderson Echiejile might be a possible replacement for Manchester United target Leighton Baines. Elderson has already declared his summer exit wish to Portuguese club Sporting Braga.
According to mirror.co.uk, Baines, 28, continues to be connected to a transfer to Old Trafford. To this end,Toffees boss, Roberto Martinez is quietly .himself for the departure of the England full-back and is drawing up contingency plans.
Braga has a £4m release clause in Echiejile’s contract, but accept they will have to sell at a fraction of that price as the defender has just a year remaining on his contract. Echiejile, 25, was part of the Nigeria’s squad which took part in the Confederations Cup this summer and has 33 caps for his country. He has been linked to Norwich City, Fulham and Besiktas.