Everton set sights on former Manchester City defender

first_imgMicah Richards could be offered a chance to resurrect his career back in England with Everton.The 26-year-old was released by Manchester City earlier this week, following a season spent on loan at Italian side Fiorentina.The City academy product made his debut under Stuart Pearce and became the club’s youngest ever skipper aged 19, however his chances in recent years have been limited under Manuel Pellegrini due to the form of full back Pablo Zabaleta.Everton boss Roberto Martinez has already added Tom Cleverley to his ranks this summer, and talkSPORT understands the Spaniard is keen to bolster his defensive options. The Toffees chief has identified Richards, who is keen to play at centre back, as a possible long term replacement for Sylvain Distan. 1 Former Manchester City defender Micah Richards last_img