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Everton open talks for Can Uzun

Everton Football Club have taken the first steps in reaching out to the German Bundesliga 2 side, FC Nuremberg, as they contemplate the acquisition of the talented young attacking midfielder, Can Uzun.

Can Uzun, an emerging football prodigy, boasts an impressive record of 12 appearances for the German U17 and U18 national teams, where he showcased his prowess by netting a total of seven goals.

Can Uzun
Can Uzun

Following their acquisition by the American investment firm 777 Partners, Everton has set its sights on bolstering its squad in the upcoming January transfer window. The primary objective is to provide their manager, Sean Dyche, with a potent arsenal to reignite the club’s success.

Club executives from Everton have communicated their keen interest in securing the services of the highly touted teenager. Currently, they eagerly await a formal response from FC Nuremberg, indicating their willingness to negotiate and potentially bring Uzun on board.

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Despite his youth, Can Uzun has been making a considerable impact in the competitive arena of the German second division. In the current season, he has delivered an impressive performance by notching up seven goals and contributing two assists in just ten appearances.


The remarkable versatility displayed by Uzun has not gone unnoticed by Everton and Benfica. He has adeptly transitioned between roles, featuring as a central midfielder, central attacking midfielder, right-winger, and even as a center-forward, showcasing his adaptability and promise on the field.

This adaptability and diverse skill set make him an intriguing prospect for potential suitors.

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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.

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