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Everton manager Carlo Ancelotti has ignored rumors that he might contemplate a transfer for Juventus midfielder Sami Khedira in January.
Khedira did not earn a place in Juve’s squad this season and has therefore expressed his desire to find a new club.
In addition, after winning titles in Spain and Germany, he has revealed that he wants a Premier League play. In fact, it has preparations have already begun to adapt to the physicality of the highest English category.
Everton and Tottenham are among the clubs linked with a blow to Khedira. The 33 year old He worked with Ancelotti and Spurs coach José Mourinho while at Real Madrid.
However, Ancelotti has ruled out his team moving. In fact, he named a recent addition to Toffees that still has more to offer at Goodison Park.
Khedira at Everton? Nerd. At the moment we have a competitive squad, “Ancelotti told the Rai program. Radio Anch’io Sport (via Sports witness).
“We have important players, like Allan, but they will recover very quickly.
“We made the investments in June [summer] and that’s enough. “
Ancelotti added three midfielders to his ranks in the latest transfer window. In addition to Allan, Abdoulaye Doucure and James Rodríguez have reinforced the Italian’s squad.
Brazilian Allan and Colombian James had a brilliant start to their Everton careers. However, they have encountered injuries that have seen their progress backward.
Allan will return to action later this month, while Rodriguez made his return last weekend.
As for where Khedira will end up, that remains unclear. However, it is likely that he is not short of suitors given his experience in Europe.
He has won LaLiga, the Bundesliga and Serie A, as well as the World Cup with Germany in 2014. In fact, he has played 77 games for his country.
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Meanwhile, reports elsewhere claim Everton are close to handing Lucas Digne a new contract.
The left-back has proven to be a key player for Ancelotti, who wants to reward him for his efforts.
The talks between the player and the club are reportedly progressing well.