By Simon Jones for MailOnline
Published: 12:47 GMT, 2 January 2020 | Updated: 12:47 GMT, 2 January 2020
Everton have had a £500,000 bid rejected by Carlisle United for highly rated defender Jarrad Branthwaite.
The offer is understood to entail substantial add ons for the 17-year old who has already established himself in Carlisle’s first team squad.
However, the League Two side know they can push for a bigger fee amid interest from Manchester City, Liverpool, Chelsea and