Report: Everton remain interested in Arsenal substitute David Ospina, player wants summer move

David Ospina

Everton are reportedly keen on Arsenal goalkeeper David Ospina.

According to The Mirror, Everton remain interested in signing Arsenal goalkeeper David Ospina, with the player looking to leave the Gunners this summer.

The Toffees have had an underwhelming season, and whilst manager Roberto Martinez is fighting for his job, new signings will certainly be needed at the end of the season.

One position that has been a problem for Everton of late is in goal, where veteran, long-serving stopper Tim Howard is leaving the club to join Colorado Rapids this summer, and current first-choice Joel Robles doesn't appear to be the long-term solution.

A number of goalkeepers have been linked with the club, and now The Mirror report that Everton remain interested in signing Arsenal stopper David Ospina.

Having impressed with Colombia at the 2014 World Cup, Arsenal moved to snap up Ospina from French club OGC Nice, bringing in proven competition for Wojciech Szczesny.

After 23 appearances last term, Ospina has only played 13 times this season, with Petr Cech taking over as Arsenal's first-choice goalkeeper - and it seems that Ospina is now fed up of sitting on the sidelines.

The Mirror report that Ospina is desperate to leave Arsenal this summer, and Everton are keen to bring him to Goodison Park as Howard's successor this summer - but they face competition from Turkish giants Besiktas as well as several clubs in France.

Staying in the Premier League with the promise of guaranteed first-team football at Everton could be huge for Ospina, rather than having to head to Turkey or back to France; and it could be a fierce battle for his signature this summer, despite spending most of the season as a substitute with Arsenal.

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