Everton and Newcastle have been put on alert after it emerged that Serie A team Bologna “will have to sell” players this summer.
All of football is in financial shock due to the effects of the pandemic. Bologna is no different and must cut its fabric accordingly during the off season. I Rossoblu finished 12th last season and occupy the same position this quarter with five games to go.
Manager Sinisa Mihajlovic expects to strengthen his ranks before 2021-2022. The Serbian tactician does not want to lose his best players but has acknowledged that some will leave.
“We have to sell by force of circumstances, and then we’ll see who (goes),” he said. Fanta Football. “It depends on the market, not on us. I hope no one buys from our team, even though there are a lot of strong young players in the team.
It was reported earlier this month that Everton cared very much for the defender Takehiro tomiyasu. The Japan international has received rave reviews for his performances at the Bologna rearguard.
AC Milan have reportedly tried their luck with a € 15million offer for the Far Eastern star. This was rejected, with Stadio outfit Renato Dall’Ara seeking at least € 20million for his services.
Reports in Italy suggest caramels Have not given up hope for a summer blow and keep an eye on the youngster.
Newcastle have their eyes on Tomiyasu
Everton aren’t the only Premier League club whose name has been mentioned in connection with the plug. Newcastle and West Ham United are considered attractive and its price might appeal.
The Magpies sent scouts to watch him in September last year and were reportedly impressed. Any connection to the Tynesiders should always be taken with a pinch of salt due to the club’s uncertainty.
The future of manager Steve Bruce is unclear as owner Mike Ashley has been trying to sell the club for years. But a move to Goodison Park might appeal, with Carlo Ancelotti’s side pushing for Europe this quarter.
It is likely that some of the other Bologna stars will be targeted as well. Calciomercato reports that Swedish international defender Mattias Svanberg is being watched by many suitors.
There can be a lot of player movement at the end of the season, but mega-dollar trades could be rare. Therefore, Tomiyasu’s affordability makes him vulnerable as Bologna will have to find a way to balance its books.
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