Everton - Heitinga holds Everton talks
UK time is: 17:12:34
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Heitinga holds Everton talks

It's looking increasingly likely that Johnny Heitinga will be signing a new contract extension to stay at Everton

The 28-year-old has always been linked with moves away from Goodison Park throughout his entire stay on Merseyside, with the most recent rumours linking him with a summer move to Turkish side Fenerbahce.

But in more recent months the Dutch international has appeared happier at Everton and with his contract set to expire at the end of the season after this, Everton have offered the defender a new deal.

'There is a big chance that I sign a new contract at Everton,' Heitinga told the media at his Dutch training camp during the international break.

He continued: 'I just had a new contract proposal. The deal is not done yet. But I really love it at Everton.

'Everton is a beautiful club with great fans.'

But whilst the defender appears to be happy, the Echo have speculated that negotiations have actually been ongoing for some time and are yet not close to a conclusion.

This of course doesn't mean it won't happen, but its interesting timing why Heitinga would mention this now. Does it mean a breakthrough has been found? Or by going public does Heitinga hope to force Everton's hand to speed up the process.

It wouldn't surprise me if he started talking about a return to Ajax again next!

Vital Everton is 100% interactive. Not only can you have your say on the articles and the forums but you can also write an article to be published on the website or a suggest a poll so you can air your views.

Join Vital Everton

Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Yak Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday October 15 2012

Time: 11:12AM


Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Everton Articles

The Everton Injury Table..Updated (Friday November 27 2015)

Galloway deserves new deal (Friday November 27 2015)

Cleverley also targets Everton return (Thursday November 26 2015)

Infographic - Most Fouled....Barkley (Wednesday November 25 2015)

Baines given green light to return (Wednesday November 25 2015)

Walton Hall Park plan on the brink? (Tuesday November 24 2015)

Everton brush aside rubbish Villa (Monday November 23 2015)

Stats: Everton v Aston Villa (Saturday November 21 2015)

Everton unchanged for Villa match (Saturday November 21 2015)

Archived Everton Articles

List All Vital Everton Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Rob-EFC 16
2. EvertonMike 6
3. ToffeeBlue 4

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Everton 4 - 0 Aston Villa
West Ham 1 - 1 Everton
Everton 6 - 2 Sunderland
Arsenal 2 - 1 Everton
Everton 0 - 3 Man Utd
Everton 1 - 1 Liverpool

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
4. Arsenal 13 8 2 3 12 26
5. Spurs 13 6 6 1 13 24
6. West Ham 13 6 3 4 4 21
7. Everton 13 5 5 3 8 20
8. Southampton 13 5 5 3 5 20
9. Liverpool 13 5 5 3 2 20
10. Crystal Palace 13 6 1 6 1 19

Everton Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Jose Speaks - Spurs (a) - Injuries!
Chelsea : 27/11/2015 17:05:00
Manchester City v Southampton - 3pm Sat 28th Nov
Man City : 27/11/2015 17:02:00
AUDIO: LvG not worried by stuttering United
Man Utd : 27/11/2015 16:57:00
AUDIO: Bilic: Song could deputise for absent Noble
West Ham : 27/11/2015 16:52:00
Hammers v West Brom - Pre-Match Press Conference
West Ham : 27/11/2015 16:47:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Everton's player of the season so far
Suggested By:  
Lukaku 44%
Jagielka 33%
Stones 13%
Coleman 2%
Barry 8%