Former Serie A ace Antonio Cassano believes Lazio could bring Allan back to Italy from Premier League strugglers Everton in the summer transfer window, speaking on Christian Vieri’s Twitch channel.
It’s less than two years since an Everton side under manager Carlo Ancelotti won their first four games of the 2021/22 season, storming to the top of the Premier League table with James Rodriguez and signing £24million summer Allan threatening to take toffees to a whole new level.
Flash forward to April 2022, however, and the picture has changed somewhat.
Ancelotti is back at Real Madrid, James counts his money in Qatar and the prospect of first relegation since the aftermath of World War II keeps Everton fans awake at night.
Will Allan leave Everton for Serie A?
According to The sun, Allan could follow Ancelotti and Rodriguez out the door whether or not the Merseyside giants survive next month’s dreaded drop.
Frank Lampard is ready to cash in on the £24million midfielder. Allan is expected to become a free agent next year.
And Cassano, the former Italy, Roma and Inter Milan striker, wouldn’t be surprised to see Allan join Maurizio Sarri at Lazio, potentially alongside Chelsea playmaker Jorginho in a new midfield. ground.
“I wouldn’t rule out seeing Jorginho and Allan at Lazio next season,” Cassano says.
The Serie A and La Liga winner thinks the Biancocelesti will need quality reinforcements this summer. Especially if the 6-foot-4 colossus Sergej Milinkovic-Savic leaves.
“If the club were to sell Milinkovic-Savic for 70 or 80 million this summer, then they could go after the two midfielders, even if there will be a recruitment problem for the first (Jorginho).
“Lazio also need a defender to command the defense because (Francesco) Acerbi and Luiz Felipe will leave. Lazio need to sign three or four players next season in defense and midfield.
It remains to be seen how much Everton will demand from Allan.
But, at 31 and with just over a year left on his contract, the ball-winning Brazilian is certain to become the latest in a long list of players leaving Goodison Park with substantial financial loss.
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