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Ancelotti is reportedly closing in on his priority target Allan. [RBM]
“It does feel good to be back at the training ground and set the marker down for the new season. We’ve had a really good first day and it’s been great to see the players again. They look refreshed and keen to get back playing again,” says Danny Donachie, Everton’s Director of Medical Services. [EFC]
The boys are back.
In his weekly Q&A, The Athletic’s David Ornstein indicated that Everton are in for Sevilla winger Lucas Ocampos. [Tifo Podcast]
Blues linked with 24-year-old Celtic midfielder Olivier Ntcham. [90 Min]
Several teams are reportedly expressing interest in signing Wilfried Zaha.
BREAKING: Paris Saint-Germain, Borussia Dortmund and Monaco want to sign Wilfried Zaha from Crystal Palace.— Sky Sports News (@SkySportsNews) August 17, 2020
Apparently Gabriel is yet to decide which of Arsenal, Napoli and Everton he wants to join [Telefoot, via SportWitness].
Alessandro Florenzi is another fullback whose name we’ve heard in the past, and the AS Roma player is being linked with the Blues again. [Gianluca Di Marzio]
Everton want a backup goalkeeper, but is Manchester United’s Sergio Romero the one? Chelsea and Leeds United also in the race. [Daily Star]
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