Everton have agreed a fee with Charlton for Ademola Lookman so that the transfer can go ahead at the beginning of the January window. There will be no loan back. Lookman still has to agree personal terms with the Toffees: Lookman
Everton have a new scouting regime and director of football Steve Walsh tasked his scouts with identifying the five best youngsters in English football.
No League One club is going to turn down £10m or £11m for a player that cost them nothing (and at least who isn't going to Palace who were interested). Charlton have been a selling club throughout their history. The crucial question now is whether His Excellency President Duchatelet will use the money to buy quality players to reinforce the squad.