Everton eyeing Porto winger Jesus Corona
There has been intense speculation surrounding the future of Jesus Corona in the last period.
The reports in England suggested that Everton are eyeing Porto winger Jesus Corona.
The 27-year-old has been subject to interest from various European clubs.
The Mexico international joined Porto from FC Twente for a fee in the region of 10.5 million euros in August 2015. His contract expires in the summer of 2022.
Corona has played 211 times for Porto since signing from Twente, scoring 26 goals and creating 51 assists in that time.
The 27-year-old is considered to be one of the best wingers in Mexico. His record for Mexico is also impressive. Corona has scored 7 goals in 42 matches for Mexico at senior level.
Jesus Corona is set to be a man in demand in the summer transfer window, with a host of clubs queueing up to pursue his signature.
Carlo Ancelotti wants to sign a new winger and Jesus Corona is one of the names at the top of his wishlist.
The Mexico international is thought to perfectly fit the profile of winger Ancelotti wants to target in the summer transfer window.
Jesus Corona would provide a good variety to Everton’s attack.
According to the report, “Porto midfielder Jesus Corona has attracted an approach from Everton. A Bola says the Mexico international’s form has caught the eye of Blues football chief Marcel Brands. The 27-year-old has had an impressive season and shown his versatility playing on the right of midfield, at right back and even on the left, he’s managed two goals and a rather impressive 17 assists. Along with Everton, West Ham have registered their interest about Corona’s availability this summer. Despite Porto’s financial difficulties and the current situation, Corona’s price is €50m.”
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Porto are not in a position where they need to sell and would like to keep hold of the winger, but right offer may force the club to consider a deal.
The 27-year-old would be a very good addition for Everton and they can afford him as well.
Everton fans would certainly love to see him arrive at the club.
It will be interesting to see what happens when Everton come calling for Jesus Corona this summer.
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