The midfield department of the Everton squad needs quality additions this winter.
According to the football transfer rumours in British media, Everton are linked with shock Ruben Loftus-Cheek move.
The 26-year-old has three years left on his current contract which expires in 2024.
The midfielder has featured in 20 matches this term, providing three assists in all competitions.
He is considered to be one of the best midfielders in England. Loftus-Cheek has also represented the England at various youth levels before going on to secure 10 senior caps for his country thus far.
Ruben Loftus-Cheek is set to be a man in demand in the winter transfer window, with a host of clubs queuing up to pursue his signature.
The Toffees shortlist Ruben Loftus-Cheek as prime transfer target this winter.
They are in the market for just a handful of statement signings who can improve the first-team.
There is no doubt that Loftus-Cheek will take Everton’s midfield to a different level. He has the quality and the experience to make an immediate impact.
According to the report,”Everton are moving for Chelsea midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek. The Daily Mail says Everton are interested in Chelsea midfielder Loftus-Cheek but Thomas Tuchel has been keen to keep him at Stamford Bridge. Juventus were also eyeing a loan deal for the Blues academy graduate as a replacement for Arthur, but his loan deal to Arsenal has hit an impasse. Everton meanwhile are desperate for midfield reinforcements following injuries to Abdoulaye Doucoure and Fabian Delph, who are expected to be out for at least four weeks with groin and thigh problems respectively. The midfielder has scored 12 goals in 102 appearances for the Blues since making his first-team debut in 2014.”
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If Everton can agree on a fee with Chelsea, the deal should be easy to complete.
Good signing for Everton?
Nevertheless, Ruben Loftus-Cheek stands as an excellent option for Everton.
He has all the skillset required to be a success story at Everton. Therefore, it makes sense for them to step up their attempts to bring the English midfielder to Goodison Park.
Everton fans would certainly love to see him arrive at the club.
How strong that interest is and whether Everton will make a move remains to be seen but it is certainly one worth keeping an eye on.
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Bologna-born Giuseppe Bianchi has spent more than a decade living in Rome and writing about Italian football, Spanish football and the Premier League for various Italian football portals and now he writes about European football for Euro Football Rumours. He's been thinking about football transfers pretty much nonstop since the 1990 FIFA World Cup in Italy. Aside from writing, he likes to spend his time fishing and rock climbing.