Report: Brendan Galloway likely to leave Everton this summer

Everton manager Marco Silva during the FA Cup Third Round match between Everton and Lincoln at Goodison Park on January 5, 2019 in Liverpool, United Kingdom.

Brendan Galloway has helped David Unsworth's Everton win the Premier League 2 title after awful loan spell at West Brom and Sunderland.

Brendan Galloway before the Premier League match between Everton and Tottenham Hotspur at Goodison Park on August 13, 2016 in Liverpool, England.

Brendan Galloway is likely to leave Everton in the summer despite his role in their Premier League 2 title triumph this season, as reported by the Liverpool Echo.

A 23-year-old defender who joined The Toffees from MK Dons in 2014, Galloway’s reputation has taken a beating in recent seasons after a pair of hugely disappointing loan spells.

 

He made just three appearances during a forgettable spell at West Brom before struggling to hold down a regular place in a Sunderland side who finished bottom of the Championship in 2017/18.

But Galloway has impressed since returning to Goodison Park, albeit for David Unsworth’s U23s rather than Marco Silva’s first-team. The Zimbabwe-born centre-back made 11 appearances as Everton’s youngsters won the Premier League 2 title for the second time in three seasons.

Brendan Galloway of Sunderland takes on Andre Wisdom and Johnny Russell of Derby County during the Sky Bet Championship match between Sunderland and Derby County at Stadium of Light on...

Despite his revival behind the scenes, the Liverpool Echo claims that Galloway’s time on Merseyside is still coming to an end with the transfer window looming large on the horizon.

He will turn 24 in less than 12 months’ time, meaning he will no longer be eligible to play for Everton’s U23s while he remains some distance away from a place in Silva’s senior side.

It seems a parting of the ways is best for all parties.

Brendan Galloway of Everton during the Premier League 2 match between Everton and Tottenham Hotspur at Goodison Park on September 23, 2018 in Liverpool, England.

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