Theo Walcott looks set to depart Everton this summer with the club eager to begin building a youthful squad with an eye on the club's long-term future.
The former England international has fallen out of favour on Merseyside in the past month, managing just 16 minutes of football from the bench in the club's last three fixtures.
As quoted by the Mirror, Everton's director of football Marcel Brands has expressed his and the club's desire to continue a policy of only
"We see if a player can fit the Everton environment, in the team we have, in our style and we try to do that in a particular age," Brands said, s
“The players we brought in last year were all under 25, so we don’t want to invest big money in players who are older. Everton is a club that also has to sell players, so it is necessary to get younger players to invest in.
Removing Walcott from the wage bill may prove slightly tricky, however, considering the winger signed a contract worth £100,000-a week when he joined Everton in January last year - with still more than two years left on that deal.
Source : 90min