Many Everton fans have reacted to a tweet from Transfermarkt expert Nicolo Schira, who claims Carlo Ancelotti’s first choice signing this summer is Real Madrid’s James Rodriguez.
The Toffees boss is expected to bring in a whole host of new faces to Goodison Park in what will be his first summer transfer window in charge of the Merseyside club.
Plenty of names have been linked with a move to the club over recent weeks and Colombian midfielder Rodriguez has been at the top of that list.
Despite a good debut season at the Santiago Bernabeu, the 28-year-old was deemed surplus to requirements between 2017 and last summer, spending two years on loan with Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich.
With Madrid expected to sell off a number of high profile players this summer, Everton are seemingly in pole position to make a move, and Schira has now claimed that the former FC Porto man is now the ‘number one target’ for boss Ancelotti.
Reacting to Schira’s tweet, fans have given a varied response:
Carlo #Ancelotti’s first choice is always #JamesRodriguez. #Everton have offered a 4-years contract to the colombian player, who’ll leave RealMadrid in the next months. #Coutinho (also Tottenham and Chelsea are interested) and #Lozano are the plans B for #Toffees. #transfers #EFC
— Nicolò Schira (@NicoSchira) April 27, 2020
We are gonna have one heck of a team next season 😂😂😂😂 pic.twitter.com/r73P1nkzQT
— Alfie💙 (@EFC83389036) April 27, 2020
— Brendan Markey (@markey_brendan) April 27, 2020
Was panicking thought it was Jay Rodriguez 🤣🤣🤣
— Andrew Tinto Gray (@Tinto007A) April 28, 2020
I’d prefer Chucky Lozano
— Steve Ferns (@ferninho) April 27, 2020
I’ll answer for him…no
— Josh (@Richy7EFC) April 27, 2020
No chance. This will not happen. Personally think the days of Everton signing over paid, ageing, on the way down players are over. Richarlison, Kean, Digne, Iwobi, Bernard, Mina, Zouma. We are going after players of a certain age with scope to improve
— MerseysideBlue (@BlueMerseyside) April 27, 2020
Shouldn’t coutinho be plan A?
— Lucas (@lucash787) April 27, 2020
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