Everton join Trundle hunt
By Graeme Bailey. Last Updated: January 1, 1970 1:00am
Everton are understood to be considering a move for Lee Trundle.
The Swansea star is one of the most feared strikers outside the top-flight - having hit 17 goals in 17 league games so far this season.
Trundle has attracted a host of interest from Championship clubs in recent months, but now clubs from the top-flight are starting to take a look with Charlton, Aston Villa and Wigan all taking time out to make a check on the 29-year-old.
Now Toffees boss David Moyes is believed to be keen, having checked on Trundle in person during Swansea's 2-2 draw at Tranmere on Saturday.
Trundle has always insisted that he is happy with life at Swansea, but the chance to play at the top-level is also a dream he still hopes to fulfil.
Everton's interest is extra special for Trundle - given he has been a Toffees fan since he was a child.
"Everton is my club," admitted Trundle.
"I think deep down if a Premiership club comes in, no Swansea fan would begrudge me moving on to the top flight.
"I'm an Everton fan and I'd give anything to play for them, and I think everyone knows that.
"But I'm not going to kick up a fuss and try to get away. It would have to be a deal that was right for the club and for me.
"Sheffield Wednesday put in a bid, but it wasn't the right football move. Wednesday are a massive club, but Swansea can be too."