Lampard insists Gordon never came close to winning Everton.

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Everton boss Frank Lampard insists youngster Anthony Gordon was never close to leaving at Goodison Park. Gordon has attracted huge interest from Chelsea in the recent transfer window. With the Toffees rejecting a £45m offer from the Blues for the 21-year-old.

Lampard has made it clear he wants Gordon to continue playing at Merseyside. UFABET And he fulfilled his wish when the market closed last Thursday night.

“It’s never close to what happened.” Lampard said of Gordon’s interest ahead of the market closing on Thursday night.

“That’s great. because it shows where we come from. And it shows how Anthony is mentally as a player. And we go on We are happy”

Gordon also shrugged about rumors of his future. After scoring in the last two games Everton have drawn 1-1 with Brentford and Leeds.

19-year-old center forward, interviewed with Everton TV said: “I’m delighted to have signed a contract. It’s a big reward for my hard work. This contract shows the confidence the club has in me. And that’s reflected in my performance on the pitch.”For Gordon, he became Everton’s sixth youngest player to make his debut for the senior team. In the Europa League game against Apollon Limassol in 2017, aged 16 years and 286 days.