Plenty of Everton fans have been reacting to a recent report from Area Napoli, which confirmed the Merseyside club’s interest in Lille man Gabriel from as early as April.
However, Carlo Ancelotti has potentially been dealt a major blow if he is to pursue the central defender in the upcoming summer transfer window, as his agent Fernando Garcia has spoken out about his client and said that he likes Napoli as a team and Gennaro Gattuso as a manager.
This means that if the Italian side and the Toffees were to battle it out for him, Gabriel may well choose Napoli over them based on the latest comments from his agent.
Indeed, this piece of news has rather caused a stir on Twitter, as one EFC supporter even claimed that he would ‘rather Kurt Zouma came back’.
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Comparing the Chelsea ace’s time at Goodsion Park in the 2018/19 season to that of Gabriel in this campaign, the French centre-back achieved more interceptions and clearances per domestic league game, according to Whoscored.
Perhaps the fan is right to want Zouma back instead, as these other Blues reacted to the report:
Otherwise known as……Come on Everton, up your offer.
— Peter Caulton (@pcaulton) June 17, 2020
Rather @KurtZouma came back
— Andy Harrison (@andyharrison_1) June 17, 2020
Surely you’d rather work with Carlo in the prem than Gattuso who’s propably ly gonna he sacked next season 😂
— jamie byrom (@jamie_byrom) June 17, 2020
Imagine preferring an already failed coach over Ancelotti one of the best in the world 😂
— TAYO (@STAYO96) June 17, 2020
Kid should do his research and read into Gattuso as a coach and his less than illustrious career thus far.
Likely sacked in 6 months.
— Andreas Wätt (@Wattawildworld) June 18, 2020
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