Report: Sam Byram's £3.7m Everton switch from Leeds could eventually cost Toffees £5m

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The 22-year-old appears to be on the verge of moving to Goodison Park after United accepted a bid from the Toffees.

Sam Byram may reportedly be on the verge of leaving Leeds United for Premier League side Everton for an initial £3.7m, but the Yorkshire Evening Post are claiming that his move to Goodison Park may see the Whites ultimately earn £5m for the winger. 

The Yorkshire Evening Post suggests that the deal will reportedly include a clause that could see the final fee rise by over £1m depending on the number of appearances that the 22-year-old makes for the Toffees.

And with Seamus Coleman out for the next three weeks (via Yorkshire Evening Post), Byram may instantly get the opportunity to edge towards the number of appearances that would force Roberto Martinez's side to make a further payment to the Championship club. 

Standing in for the Republic of Ireland international would see the United academy graduate return to the role with which he played when he burst onto the scene at Elland Road in 2012. 

However, his ability to create problems in attack has seen him pushed forward in recent times, and he has shown since that he has the capabilities to play as a winger. He has also shown glimpses that suggests that he would be able to have a devastating impact in the middle of the park.  

And while Leeds are sure to miss a player of his calibre, Steve Evans will be hoping that he notches up the appearances quickly so he can set about using the rest of the funds to strengthen his squad.

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