Everton goalkeeper Tim Howard could have priced himself out of a potential move to MLS outfit Colorado Rapids by demanding a lucrative four-year deal worth in excess of £14 million, according to the Sun.
The USA 'keeper has been heavily rumoured to be looking to move back to his homeland at the end of the season with the player reportedly believing that his time as a first choice in England is up.
However, the Sun reports that Howard has shocked Colorado Rapids by asking for a long-term deal which would take him beyond his 40th birthday and see him earning an annual salary of around £3.5 million for four years.
Howard is thought to be looking to earn the roughly the same as he currently does on his wage of around £70,000 per week at Goodison Park.
The report adds that Rapids officials have travelled to Goodison to hold talks with the player and Everton staff with the hope of securing a quick deal to add Howard as a marquee signing, but that they have understandably been put off by the player's demands.
Howard has played over 400 times for the Toffees since joining the club from Manchester United in 2006, as well as winning over a century of caps for the USA national team.