Everton summer target Gabriel Magalhaes has attracted even more attention after his agent reportedly met up with Manchester United.
According to RMC Sport reporter Mohamed Bouhafsi (relayed via @TheGwladysSt), four clubs are now in pursuit of the Brazilian. No concrete offers have been made from the Red Devils, but discussions are underway. United join Everton and Napoli plus another unnamed party in the long line of clubs looking to secure a deal.
Should Carlo Ancelotti sign Gabriel for Everton?
Previous reports claimed that the Toffees had offered €30million (£27.1m) for Gabriel as they eye up options to bolster their defence ahead of next season. With a club like Man United seriously interested in striking a deal, Everton may fall to a side with stronger financial backing.
It seems fans are also aware of this and have taken to Twitter to express their frustrations. One Blue in particular has said that ‘[Marcel] Brands need sacking’ if the deal doesn’t go ahead, as Everton have been monitoring Gabriel for months.
Read more replies from the Goodison faithful here:
Brands need sacking if we lose Gabriel
— USM (@stevie89940908) August 2, 2020
Just go for someone else. Taking way too long this. Before we know it… it’ll be the final week of the window where we panic buy someone
— Don Carlo🇸🇦 (@Number_1_toffee) August 2, 2020
That photo is right after his agent asked if he wants to sign with us https://t.co/JblAzKmIp0
— Carolina Toffees(an official James stan account) (@CarolinaToffees) August 2, 2020
Be like every other transfer window. We will be linked to players for weeks but because we take so long getting things done they will end up elsewhere and will end up with scraps
— EFC 4 LIFE (@evertonfc78nsno) August 2, 2020
I wouldn’t be so quick to say we don’t have a chance. One advantage we might have over other suitors is the minutes we can offer. Suprising, I know, but players like to play.
— Tony Ladde (@itr_TonyLadde) August 2, 2020
This is worse than the yarmolenko saga
— rachin (@efcrachinho) August 2, 2020
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