Everton are eyeing up a move for Southampton’s Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg as the summer transfer window approaches.
According to a recent report by The Athletic, the Toffees are keen on snapping up the 24-year-old midfielder after his consistency in the middle of the park impressed the Merseyside outfit.
The Saints signed Hojbjerg from Bayern Munich in 2016 for a fee of £12.8m (via BBC Sport). Since his arrival at St Mary’s, the Denmark international has made 129 appearances for the club (via Transfermarkt).
Should Everton sign Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg this summer?
Many Everton fans have responded to the comments and are eager to see the Blues bid for Hojbjerg’s signature. One Evertonian has replied ‘100%, he’s a leader’. The Dane was given the Southampton armband in 2018 and has also represented his country 33 times on a senior level.
100%, he’s a leader, always looks to play the forward pass and gets about the pitch
— John Aubrey (@EFCAubs1985) June 5, 2020
Another fan has commented that they’d take him “in a heartbeat” as Everton look to build on their struggling midfield.
In a heartbeat
— Mike Mcloughlin (@mickmac54) June 4, 2020
Read more replies from the Goodison Park faithful here:
He’s certainly an improvement on Davies, Schneiderlin & Delph. Covers a lot of ground, gets stuck in and can pick a pass. Could complement Gomes quite well. If we’re going to persist with 4-4-2 then we have to get someone energetic who can tackle next to Gomes.
— George Farr (@gfarr92) June 4, 2020
would love him
— 🇮🇹🇧🇷 (@efckean) June 4, 2020
I’d love him, think he’d be a fantastic signing
— Cam🌹 (@Monolini) June 4, 2020
Good player, physical, technical, knows the league and should be cheap enough. ✅
— Stephen Banks (@stephen_banks) June 4, 2020
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