Everton news: Toffees fans unhappy with links to Jamie Vardy

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5th Mar, 2018 | 4:23pm

‘Going backwards, 'Total fraud' - Everton fans fume after reports top summer target identified

Everton have been linked with a summer move for Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy according to a report in The Mirror.

The UK newspaper revealed that the club’s director of football Steve Walsh outlined the Toffees recruitment drive for the summer during a meeting and that the Foxes forward was their number one target.

But supporters of the Goodison Park outfit were unhappy with the rumours and felt that a move for the attacker would not pay-off.

Fans pointed to the player’s age as the reason why any transfer should be avoided while others questioned how the 31-year-old would even fit into the way that the team plays – commenting on their lack of ambition going forward.

Considering that Vardy continued to perform at a consistent level since his rise to stardom from Fleetwood Town, the reaction that the potential transfer had was a surprising one.

The Foxes forward was irresistible throughout the Midlands club title-winning season, spearheading the attack and notching up 28 goals in the process and has reproduced that in the seasons following.

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Pace, ability to finish, the forward seems to have it all – apart from time on his side as he approaches the twilight of his career – but that hasn’t stopped him from netting 15 times so far in all competitions.

Everton have been crying out for an all-out goalscorer in what has been a dismal campaign for the club but seemingly Vardy is not the answer.

Here is a selection of supporter reactions on social media to the latest transfer rumour:

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