Everton are interested in Wigan Athletic striker Callum Lang, according to ESPN.

The 19-year-old has caught the eye playing on loan at League Two outfit Morecambe this season and scored 10 goals in 30 games to help keep Jim Bentley’s side in the Football League.

Lang is highly-rated by Wigan Athletic but they could face a battle to hold onto him this summer. The Latics will be playing back in the Championship in the next campaign after Paul Cook guided them to the League One title this season.

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Callum Lang was born in Liverpool and joined Wigan in 2013. He made his debut for the North-West side in August 2017 in an EFL Cup tie against Blackpool. Since then he has played two other games for the Latics. He was loaned out to Morecambe this season to gain some first-team experience and has grasped the opportunity with both hands.

Everton are keen to bolster their youth ranks over the coming months by signing Lang. The Premier League side are no strangers to signing young talent from the Football League. We have seen them sign players like John Stones and Mason Holgate from Barnsley, Dominic Calvert-Lewin from Sheffield United and Ademola Lookman from Charlton Athletic over recent years.

Lang could be the next youngster to be lured to Merseyside and being from Liverpool he could be tempted by the Blues. Wigan fans will be hoping they can hold onto the highly-rated 19-year-old this summer.

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