Report: Everton struggling to find a new goalkeeper

Everton Chairman Bill Kenwright and new manager Ronald Koeman during the press conference

The Blues hierarchy are reportedly struggling to replace Tim Howard.

New manager Ronald Koeman during the press conference

According to the Daily Mail, Everton’s hierarchy are struggling to find a replacement for Tim Howard.

The American goalkeeper brought an end to a decade long spell at Goodison Park this summer as he made a return to the MLS.

Joel Robles replaced him as number one last season and was solid after establishing himself in the first-team.

Everton's Tim Howard

The club have also added Maarten Stekelenburg to their squad this summer, but neither 'keeper is viewed as the long-term candidate for the number one jersey.

Indeed, all reports indicate that Everton are looking to sign a new goalkeeper this summer, but it seems that their search is proving to be a frustrating one.

Jamie Vardy gestures towards Everton's Joel Robles after scoring the third goal for Leicester from the penalty spot

According to the Daily Mail, the search for a replacement for Howard has proved to be a difficult one for the Goodison hierarchy.

They are likely drawing up a list of candidates but they are yet to find an ideal signing for next season.

Leicester City star Kasper Schmeichel is a target but could cost £20 million, while Newcastle United’s Tim Krul has also been put up for sale according to the Daily Mail.

Who the Blues sign remains to be seen, but they will be keen to ensure the right signing is made given how Howard’s struggles cost them at times last season.

Everton Chairman Bill Kenwright and new manager Ronald Koeman during the press conference

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