Report: Everton's Joe Williams heading to Bolton after rejecting trio, including Birmingham

Joe Williams of Barnsley gives instructions to his team mates during the Sky Bet Championship match between Barnsley and Leeds United at Oakwell Stadium on November 25, 2017 in Barnsley,...

Everton midfielder Joe Williams is reportedly set for a move to Bolton Wanderers.

Joe Williams of Barnsley gives instructions to his team mates during the Sky Bet Championship match between Barnsley and Leeds United at Oakwell Stadium on November 25, 2017 in Barnsley,...

According to the Liverpool Echo, Everton midfielder Joe Williams has rejected moves to Birmingham City, Bristol City and Hull City in favour of joining Bolton Wanderers.

Williams, 21, was born in Liverpool and has come up thorugh the Everton tanks having arrived way back in 2004, but he has yet to make his first-team debut for the Blues.

Last season, the midfielder was sent out on loan to Barnsley in order to gain experience in the Championship, and he racked up 38 appearances as the Tykes were relegated.

Marco Silva seemingly doesn't feel that Williams is quite ready for first-team football with Everton yet, and he is set to head out on loan again this season.

The Liverpool Echo report that Williams is on the verge of completing a loan move to Bolton Wanderers, having chosen the Trotters over three other Championship clubs.

Joe Williams of Barnsley celebrates scoring his team's third goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Burton Albion and Barnsley at Pirelli Stadium on October 31, 2017 in Burton-...

It's claimed that Birmingham City, Bristol City and Hull City have all been attempting to land Williams, but he has snubbed them all in favour of a move to the Macron Stadium.

Phil Parkinson will be delighted to have won the race if reports are true, and their geographical proximity have have just worked in Bolton's favour over clubs further away from Merseyside.

Joe Williams of Barnsley celebrates scoring his team's third goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Burton Albion and Barnsley at Pirelli Stadium on October 31, 2017 in Burton-...

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