Euro Football Rumours

Everton poised to land Nicolas Tagliafico

Everton need to strengthen their defense this summer.

According to the football transfer rumours in British media, Everton are poised to land Ajax left-back Nicolas Tagliafico.

The 27-year-old has been subject to interest from various European clubs.

Ajax spent 4 million euros to sign the Argentina international from Independiente in the winter of 2018. The 27-year-old has two years left on his current contract which expires in 2022.

This season, Tagliafico has scored 5 goals and provided 7 assists in 38 appearances for Ajax.

Nicolas Tagliafico
Nicolas Tagliafico

The 27-year-old is considered to be one of the best left-backs in Argentina.

Nicolas Tagliafico has earned 25 senior caps for the Argentina national team but is yet to open his goal-scoring account for his nation.

His performances have seen him become the target of many European clubs including Everton.

The Toffees are looking to sign a left-back and have identified the 27-year-old as potential transfer target.

Everton will have funds to spend in the market and it will be interesting to see how they approach the summer transfer window.


The Argentina international will offer the Everton boss the freedom to be more flexible with his formations, tactics and team selections.

According to the report, “The Premier League race for Ajax fullback Nicolas Tagliafico is intensifying. Chelsea and Leicester City have been linked with the Argentina international, who has been told he can leave Ajax this summer. Everton chief Marcel Brands is also making a move for Tagliafico following the retirement of Leighton Baines – and Barcelona are now weighing up an approach. Tagliafico has two years to run on his Ajax deal and rated in the €25m class.”


Ajax are preparing to sell their left-back should they receive a massive offer for him.

Everton will have to come up with the right proposal to convince Tagliafico to join the club.

Good signing for Everton?

Nicolas Tagliafico’s arrival will be a huge boost for Everton.

The 27-year-old is certainly a player that would strengthen the current Everton squad and would be a good buy in the summer transfer window.

Tagliafico is vastly experienced, is a dependable figure, and would add depth to the Everton squad.

Stylistically, he would be a great fit in Everton.

It will be interesting to see if Everton can beat their rivals to the left-back’s signature.

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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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