David Moyes urges Everton stay for Jordan Pickford

Sunderland manager David Moyes looks on during the Premier League match between Hull City and Sunderland at KCOM Stadium on May 6, 2017 in Hull, England.

David Moyes worked with Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford at Sunderland.

David Moyes, Manager of West Ham United shakes the hand of Manuel Lanzini  of West Ham United as he is subtituted during the Premier League match between West Ham United and Everton at...

David Moyes worked with Jordan Pickford at Sunderland, and the Scotsman has told The Sun that the goalkeeper should not leave Everton in the summer transfer window.

Former Everton and West Ham United manager Moyes worked with Pickford at Sunderland during the 2016-17 campaign.

Following the Black Cats’ relegation to the Championship, the 24-year-old goalkeeper moved to Everton for an initial transfer fee of £25 million, as stated on the Toffees’ official website.

The goalkeeper had a great World Cup for England in Russia, and, according to The Sun, German and European giants Bayern Munich are interested in him.

Moyes, though, has suggested that Pickford should not leave Everton in the summer transfer window.

Jordan Pickford of Everton looks dejected during the Premier League match between West Ham United and Everton at London Stadium on May 13, 2018 in London, England.

The former Manchester United manager told The Sun about Pickford: “I think Everton is the right club for Jordan.

“It’s a big club, he’s only just moved and I would say to him it would be stupid to even consider another move if there was to be an option for him.

“I think it will help him being at Everton because he will get enough work and he’s got a chance to develop without every single thing he does being scrutinised.”

Everton stay

Leaving Everton for Bayern would be a massive step up for Pickford, but the England international goalkeeper will not get regular playing time due to the presence of Manuel Neuer at the German giants.

For Pickford to develop and progress in the coming years, he needs to play regular first-team football, which he is getting at Everton at the moment.

Jordan Pickford of Everton during the Premier League match between Everton and Southampton at Goodison Park on May 5, 2018 in Liverpool, England.

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