Euro Football Rumours

Everton edge closer to signing Inter midfielder Marcelo Brozovic

According to the football transfer rumours in Croatian Media (Sportske Novosti), Everton are edge closer to signing Inter Milan midfielder Marcelo Brozovic.

The Croatia international was signed by Inter in July 2016 from Dinamo Zagreb. The 24-year-old has a valid contract with Inter Milan until June 2021.

Since his arrival from Dinamo Zagreb, Marcelo Brozovic has scored 14 goals and provided 10 assists in 79 games for Inter Milan, including six goals and provided four assists in 28 games in all competitions this season.

The 24-year-old is considered to be one of the best midfielders in Croatia.

Marcelo Brozovic has represented Croatia at Under-18, Under-19, Under-20 and Under-21 level, winning 23 caps and scoring 10 goals, before making his senior international debut in June 2014. As a member of Croatia national football team, Marcelo Brozovic has won 26 caps and has scored six goals.

Adding an another midfielder remains Everton’s top priority this summer and Ronald Koeman will have drafted a shortlist of a number of possible targets he could approach in the coming weeks.

Brozovic has been long term target of Ronald Koeman as the manager look to bolster his midfield options for the next season.

Ronald Koeman will reportedly be handed a huge transfer kitty this summer and the Inter Milan midfielder is thought to be among the manager’s priorities.

Everton are desperate to make an impact in this summer transfer window.

The Croatia international will definitely be a good addition to the Everton side, which will be competing in the Europa League next season.

According to the report in Croatian Media, Inter have already turned down first Everton offer in the region of 18 million euros for Marcelo Brozovic, but would be prepared to sell at 20 million euros plus bonuses.

How strong that interest is and whether Everton will make a summer move remains to be seen but it is certainly one worth keeping an eye on.

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