As per the news outlet, Carlo Ancelotti could be looking for a ‘quality midfielder for build-up play’ and the Lazio star has been tipped as the player to fill that role for the Goodison Park faithful.
Would Alberto be a good signing for Everton?
However, the publication has also stated that Sevilla could be another club to be wary of in terms of pursuing Alberto in January, but the Merseyside club want to get their hands on him first.
Alberto is an ‘extraordinary’ player
Indeed, Alberto is an ‘extraordinary’ player, as he generally has an eye for both a goal and an assist.
In 142 games in all competitions for Lazio over the last five seasons, he has scored a quite impressive 27 goals and made a further 44 assists, considering that he has mainly operated from the middle of the park (Transfermarkt).
Alberto is definitely a bit of an all-rounder, as he has plenty of threat in attacking areas, averaging no fewer than 2.7 key passes, 1.8 successful dribbles and 1.3 shots a game in the Serie A so far in the 2020/21 term (Sofascore).
However, he can also more than fill his shoes defensively as well, as he wins no fewer than five of his duels each game and averages 1.7 tackles per match (Sofascore).
How much would Alberto cost?
The publication did not quote a price tag for Alberto, although Transfermarkt currently value the Spain international at £45m.
Aside from the fact that he used to play for Liverpool, the 28-year old would certainly be a shrewd signing for the Toffees.
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