Everton have loan bid turned down for Villa forward

Everton have approached Aston Villa regarding a loan deal for a first-team striker.

According to Dominic King, Frank Lampard has made a loan bid for Danny Ings. It was rejected by the Midlands side as they would only allow the 30-year-old to leave on a permanent transfer.

Several other clubs are targeting Ings and King has reported that it is a “situation to watch”.

Lampard, whose role as manager hangs in the balance, will be desperate to bolster his attacking options at Goodison Park after a dismal start to the season.

Everton’s poor form

Last night, the Toffees suffered a 4-1 home loss to Brighton & Hove Albion. It was their ninth loss of the 2022/2023 Premier League campaign and saw them drop to the relegation zone.

After narrowly escaping the drop last season, it’s unlikely the Everton hierarchy will want to see a similar situation this time around. Unless things change drastically in the coming days, his days in charge on Merseyside may be numbered.

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