Report: Everton join Aston Villa and Newcastle United in their hunt for Bristol City's Adam Webster

Everton manager Marco Silva

Bristol City defender Adam Webster is reportedly attracting interest from Premier League trio Everton, Aston Villa and Newcastle United.

Adam Webster of Bristol City battles for possession with Kyle Edwards of West Bromwich Albion during the Sky Bet Championship match between Bristol City and West Bromwich Albion at Ashton...

Everton are keen on the services of Adam Webster, with the Bristol City man already attracting the attention of Aston Villa and Newcastle United, according to a report. 

The Sun have claimed that Marco Silva's side have joined the race for the central defenders signature, with Newcastle also wanting the 24-year-old and Villa thought to have made a bid of £12 million for his services. 

 

It is said that Bristol City want bids north of £10 million for Webster, who enjoyed a successful campaign at Ashton Gate last term as Lee Johnson's side missed out on a top-six finish in the Championship.  

Centre-back Webster now has a big decision to make. Does he continue his progress at Bristol City or does he feel that he's now ready to make a switch to an Everton, Villa or Newcastle?

As things stand, moving to an Everton or Villa would be more viable and realistic because the Magpies are yet to extend the current contract of Rafa Benitez, so they clearly have bigger things to worry about. 

Jack Grealish of Aston Villa (L) lifts the trophy with Dean Smith of Aston Villa following victory in the Sky Bet Championship Play-off Final match between Aston Villa and Derby County at...

Villa recently earned promotion to the Premier League and a player of Webster's qualities would be brilliant for them because they are in need of a ball playing defender, as well as depth at the back - Villa don't have that, at this moment in time.

For Everton, they had Chelsea loanee Kurt Zouma at the club last season, and the void he has left will need to be filled as Webster, at least in the long term, has the qualities to do that. 

Ahead of the new campaign, which starts in August, Newcastle will be hoping for some stability on and off the field. Villa will be hoping to maintain their Premier League status following promotion, whilst Everton will be aiming for European football.

Understandably, the latter would seemingly look like the better option given the Toffees current standings, as Webster has some big decisions to make in regards to his future. 

Manager of Everton Marco Silva looks on during the Premier League match between Everton FC and Burnley FC at Goodison Park on May 03, 2019 in Liverpool, United Kingdom.

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