Sky Sports report that both players have travelled to the northeast for medicals ahead of proposed season-long moves from Goodison Park.
They could be joined by Aiden McGeady who is the subject of a bid from the Black Cats to sign him permanently following his good form for Preston under Simon Grayson last season.
Meanwhile, Everton have confirmed that Barcelona have exercised their buy-back option on Gerard Deulofeu while departing striker Arouna Koné has signed with Turkish side Sivasspor.
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1 Posted 04/07/2017 at 15:47:39
2 Posted 04/07/2017 at 16:24:58
3 Posted 04/07/2017 at 16:31:59
Connolly is just 18 and doesn't look good enough, yet, and Robinson is only 17.
This must be a hint that we intend to bring in another left?
4 Posted 04/07/2017 at 16:39:28
I agree that we need to find a replacement for Baines pretty soon - if not this summer, then at least in December.
5 Posted 04/07/2017 at 16:43:01
Galloway didn't get time he needed at WBA last year so we can only presume that Koeman think he needs another loan to get the experience. Not sure Garbutt is the best man to cover Baines though.
6 Posted 04/07/2017 at 16:45:30
7 Posted 04/07/2017 at 16:48:36
Wish them both the best, and hopefully come back more experienced.
8 Posted 04/07/2017 at 16:55:47
Good for Browning though. Chance to show he's 100% recovered, playing for a manager who knows him. Might be a last chance for him to step up with so many now ahead of him on the ladder.
9 Posted 04/07/2017 at 16:56:29
10 Posted 04/07/2017 at 16:57:54
I wouldn't rate any of the youngsters you list to play as back up LB. best shout would probably be Gethin Jones. Still a big ask that. As for Funes Mori. I certainly hope he never plays LB for us again. Thought he looked ill at ease there. RK tried to sign the LB who ended up at Arsenal by all accounts. I expect a player to come in as competition. Chilwell from Leicester may be an option.
11 Posted 04/07/2017 at 17:03:44
12 Posted 04/07/2017 at 17:16:45
Galloway is frustrating. He burst on the scene as cover for Baines and looked really good for about a dozen games. Seen as a CB but he's just stalled the last couple of years. Big season for him this and he needs to make an impression if he's to play a part of the future of EFC.
13 Posted 04/07/2017 at 17:40:10
14 Posted 04/07/2017 at 17:45:49
15 Posted 04/07/2017 at 17:57:19
Browning's career at Everton seems to be over. He's 23 now and a loan at this stage is surely just to put him in the shop window.
16 Posted 04/07/2017 at 17:59:52
17 Posted 04/07/2017 at 18:00:22
Hope both lads get an opportunity to shine at Sunderland.
18 Posted 04/07/2017 at 18:29:47
Getting loaned out at 23 isn't a good sign though, unless he smashes it.
19 Posted 04/07/2017 at 18:54:39
Wish him all the best.
20 Posted 04/07/2017 at 19:00:39
Just hope Galloway and Browning can get plenty of games and develop and come back to challenge for 1st team. I Iike them both. Not sure they'll get much game time at full back with Billy Jones and Bryan Oviedo there, but I think centre half is best position for both.
21 Posted 04/07/2017 at 19:21:35
Can't defend. At all. Can't mark or tackle. Loan to Fulham in 2016 was a disaster -- hauled off after 34 minutes in one game and tweeted an apology to the fans. Eventually lost his place. Subsequent loan to Wigan was a bust because of a sore back. Sent back to us in January after we loaned them Callum Connolly and he scored twice on his debut.
Don't recall if Garbutt even dressed for the reserves this spring as they made their title run. No current squad number.
22 Posted 04/07/2017 at 19:28:26
I suspect that Garbutt and Pennington will soon be out of the door and at least half of Unsy's 'Champions' will follow.
Ps. Sunderland could be the new Brent ford !
23 Posted 04/07/2017 at 19:30:39
24 Posted 04/07/2017 at 19:34:32
25 Posted 04/07/2017 at 19:41:16
26 Posted 04/07/2017 at 19:42:18
27 Posted 04/07/2017 at 19:46:15
Wouldn't be too sure about Pennington leaving. Koeman seems to like him a lot.
Ian #24, yep, he's still with us... now 19... would expect him to break into the U-23s this season.
28 Posted 04/07/2017 at 19:56:54
Better he partner Holgate in our under 23s for the season so both can play in their natural positions.
29 Posted 04/07/2017 at 19:58:07
30 Posted 04/07/2017 at 20:02:32
Foulds did play some games earlier on in the season for the U23s
Later on in the season Warren Feeney and Matthew Pennington formed the CB partnership and Foulds disappeared.
31 Posted 04/07/2017 at 20:47:05
32 Posted 04/07/2017 at 21:42:11
Then again maybe, maybe not, what about injuries and we also have the Euro matches to play.
Many will not agree, but I fear those extra European games will distract from our top 4-6 aims in the Prem.
33 Posted 04/07/2017 at 21:55:41
34 Posted 04/07/2017 at 22:45:24
35 Posted 04/07/2017 at 23:11:30
36 Posted 04/07/2017 at 23:12:55
I would have liked to have seen Galloway in the 1st team squad but Sunderland could be the making of the kid if he plays every week.
I think Garbutt will be given a free transfer if there are no buyers. I don't see Koeman rating him at all. He didn't even get a squad number last summer.
37 Posted 05/07/2017 at 09:44:22
In the modern game RB & LB is so important to how teams attack as well as defend, especially when they have specialized CDM in place to cover them (Gana/Morgan). Pointless having these new signings if opposition teams can get at us from the sides; if Baines goes down first game of pre-season we have no experience at either RB or LB.
We must have someone coming in whether it's to play LB or LWB - by my count we don't have anyone for that position who is left footed other than Baines, who cannot play 45 games this season on his own.
Still think Robertson from Hull would be good, under £10mill I would have thought too...
38 Posted 05/07/2017 at 11:20:45
As regards Browning, I hope that he grasps this opportunity, pushes on and realises his potential. A magnificent physical specimen and decent with the ball at feet too suspect he may have confidence issues. I like that he preferred to start training early rather than go on his hols shows willing and desire.
39 Posted 05/07/2017 at 21:35:59
40 Posted 06/07/2017 at 00:40:59
41 Posted 06/07/2017 at 07:01:22
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