Brazilian midfielder Allan has been signed by Everton from Napoli on a three-year contract.
According to BBC, the fee is believed to be around £21.7m
The signing of Allan reunites him with former Napoli boss Carlo Ancelotti and he is Everton’s first signing of the summer.
I reaction to the development, the 29-year-old, made some comments. He said,
“It is a real pleasure to sign for Everton. I am immensely happy to be here,”
Apart from Allan, other players that are being targeted by Everton are: Watford’s Abdoulaye Doucoure and James Rodriguez from Real Madrid.
Going memory lane, Allan played 61 games under Ancelotti at Napoli, and he says the Italian did “everything possible” to bring him to Goodison Park.
Speaking further, Allan added: “I hope, like I have done in my entire career, I contribute with my performances together with my team-mates and that I put in some great games, great performances and win important things.
“It is a club with a rich history in the Premier League, has real ambition and then there is ‘Professor’ Ancelotti.
“It is the size of the club and the name of the coach which means you don’t think twice about coming to Everton.”
Allan made more than 200 appearances for Napoli after joining from Udinese, and played alongside Toffees forward Richarlison as hosts Brazil won the 2019 Copa America.
“A strong part of my game is marking and the desire going in to win absolutely every ball,” he said.
“I believe with my desire I can put in really good performances to win the fans over. I received a lot of messages from Everton fans and that made me really happy and confident in the work I can do here.”