Report: Swansea offer contract to Everton defender Luke Garbutt

Swansea Liberty Stadium

Everton could lose Luke Garbutt to Swansea City this summer.

Swansea City have offered a contract to Everton defender Luke Garbutt, according to a report in the Daily Star.

Garbutt's contract at Goodison Park expires next month and Swansea are reportedly looking to capitalise on the uncertainty over the youngster's future. 

Everton are keen to keep Garbutt at the club, but it's thought that the left-back may opt to look elsewhere.

Garbutt knows that he faces tough competition for a place in Everton's first team, with Leighton Baines currently the club's first-choice in his favoured position. 

It means that the 21-year-old may choose to move on if he feels his development would be better served by playing regular competitive football. 

Swansea apparently believe they could offer him that, but there would still be competition for places at the Liberty Stadium.

The Welsh club have recently persuaded Neil Taylor to sign a new contract and Garbutt would have to dislodge him to get a place in the team. 

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