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Everton manager Frank Lampard eager to sign Chelsea youngster Levi Colwill on a temporary contract after the Huddersfield loanee was dubbed as the ‘new John Terry’
- Everton manager Frank Lampard is looking to sign Levi Colwill this summer
- Lampard wants to sign the 19-year-old centre-half on loan from Chelsea FC
- Everton scouts have watched the youngster in action several times this season
- Colwill has been dubbed as the ‘new John Terry’ for his performances this term
Everton manager Frank Lampard is plotting a transfer swoop for Chelsea youngster Levi Colwill, according to reports.
Lampard wants to sign the 19-year-old centre-half on loan during the summer transfer window after watching him excel at Huddersfield.
According to The Sun, Everton scouts have. watched Colwill in action several times this season as he helped The Terriers reach the play-off final.
Everton boss Frank Lampard is plotting a transfer swoop for Chelsea youngster Levi Colwill
Lampard is eager to agree terms with Colwill’s parent club and his former side, Chelsea, over a loan deal for the 2022-2023 campaign.
However, Chelsea may need Colwill back at the club next season following the potential exodus of players this summer.
But, should Colwill become available, Lampard is ready to snap him up. The Everton boss is keen to give the youngster his first real taste of Premier League football after the Toffees avoided relegation with a victory over Crystal Palace.
Colwill (middle) has excelled for Huddersfield while on loan from his parent club Chelsea
Colwill has enjoyed a successful season at Huddersfield and was dubbed as the ‘new John Terry’ due to his performances.
Colwill revealed last month that he was delighted to be compared to the Chelsea legend and said that everyone should ‘look up to him’ as he is a ‘great guy and player’.
The 19-year-old said: ‘I’ll take it, I’m not going to complain. It’s not a bad thing to be called the new John Terry.
‘I haven’t made the comparison myself so the fans and media can make whatever comparisons they want to make, it isn’t going to affect me.
Colwill has been compared to Chelsea legend John Terry for his performances this season
‘John Terry is a club legend and leader, someone every centre-back at Chelsea should look up to. A great guy and player.
‘I’ve not had the chance to speak to him too much.
‘When he was around the academy building we’d have the odd little chat but it’d be more of a, ‘Hi, how are you?’, kind of thing, not on a personal level about football or things like that.’