Everton preparing move for Lille star Adama Soumaoro

Everton are showing strong interest in Adama Soumaoro.

The reports in England suggested that Everton are preparing move for Lille centre-back Adama Soumaoro.

The 25-year-old made 80 appearances across all competitions for Lille, scoring three goals in return.

Adding a new defender remains Everton’s top priority this winter and Sam Allardyce will have drafted a shortlist of a number of possible targets he could approach in the coming days.

Allardyce is keen to secure at least one more signing this winter, and Soumaoro could very well be a man under consideration.

 

Adama Soumaoro
Adama Soumaoro

 

The France international is thought to perfectly fit the profile of defensive player Sam Allardyce wants to target in January.

Everton are desperate to make an impact in winter transfer window.

According to the report, Allardyce is keen on a deal for the centre-back, who is on the books at French top flight club Lille. Although Soumaoro primarily plays in the middle, he can play also turn his hand to playing anywhere across the back four. And if the Toffees complete a deal for the 25-year-old it could prove to be curtains for Williams’s career on Merseyside. The only sticking point is an injury to the player.

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The 25-year-old is certainly a player that would strengthen the current Everton squad and would be a good buy in January.

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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