Everton now reportedly facing Crystal Palace competition for Reece James

Preston North End's Daniel Johnson holds off Wigan Athletic's Reece James during the Sky Bet Championship match between Wigan Athletic and Preston North End at DW Stadium on April 22, 2019...

Chelsea full-back Reece James is reportedly on the radar of Everton, Swansea City and Crystal Palace.

Preston North End's Daniel Johnson holds off Wigan Athletic's Reece James during the Sky Bet Championship match between Wigan Athletic and Preston North End at DW Stadium on April 22, 2019...

Reece James is a very promising and talented young defender, and there is no surprise that Everton and Swansea City reportedly want to sign the Chelsea full-back.

According to The Sun, Everton are interested in signing James from Premier League rivals Chelsea in the summer transfer window, while The Daily Mail has claimed of interest in the England Under-20 international from the 19-year-old.

 

The full-back enjoyed a very good loan spell at Wigan Athletic last season, as the teenager made 44 starts and one substitute appearance in the Championship for the Latics, scoring three goals and providing three assists in the process, according to WhoScored.

Everton and Swansea, though, are now reportedly facing competition from Crystal Palace.

Leeds United's Patrick Bamford battles with Wigan Athletic's Reece James during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Wigan Athletic at Elland Road on April 19, 2019 in...

According to The Sun on Sunday (print edition, page 61, July 7, 2019), Palace are looking at the 19-year-old as a replacement for Aaron Wan-Bissaka.

United recently signed the 21-year-old England Under-21 international right-back from Palace for an initial transfer fee reported by Sky Sports to be worth £45 million.

Aaron Wan-Bissaka (L) of Crystal Palace in action during a game against Liverpool FC in a 2017 Premier League Asia Trophy fixture at Hong Kong Stadium on July 19, 2017.

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