Toffees and Foxes want Westwood
Everton and Leicester are reportedly battling it out to sign
Republic of Ireland international goalkeeper Keiren Westwood from
Westwood is available on a free transfer after seeing out his
contract at the Ricoh Arena.
The Sky Blues have offered the 26-year-old a new deal, but
Westwood has yet to agree terms and is expected to move on.
Leicester are in the market for a shot-stopper, with Sven Goran
Eriksson keen to bring in a new number one and he is a big admirer
However, Everton are ready to offer the Irish international the
chance to try his luck in the Premier League.
Toffees boss David Moyes is looking to bring in competition for
Tim Howard and he believes Westwood would be a valuable addition to
his squad on a free transfer.