Everton reject £16m bid from Newcastle for James McCarthy

Newcastle United have had a £16million offer for Everton’s James McCarthy rejected. 

The Championship high fliers are keen to build a squad fit for the Premier League and had identified McCarthy as a quality signing who could lift them to promotion.

However, Everton chairman Bill Kenwright has told them the Republic of Ireland international is not for sale.

Everton rejected £16m from Newcastle for Republic of Ireland midfielder James McCarthy

McCarthy faces increased competition since the £24million arrival of Morgan Schneiderlin

Everton captain Phil Jagielka (right) will stay at the club despite Premier League interest

McCarthy joined Everton for £13m from Wigan in 2013 but has grown unsettled this season and faces a battle to start regularly following the arrival of Morgan Schneiderlin and pending return to fitness of…

Read the full article from usatoday.com…

Back to Top