Everton have been closely linked with a transfer for Armando Broja this summer season, and now there was a brand new replace on the membership’s pursuit of the participant forward of the ultimate weeks of the switch window.
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In line with the Each day Mail, Everton are set to make a direct transfer for Chelsea striker Broja this weekend.
As per the report, Everton are ramping up their makes an attempt to signal a striker and the younger participant is a goal for the Toffees with the membership anticipated to ask the London membership about signing him on mortgage.
It comes as no shock that Everton at the moment are advancing on their curiosity in Broja, following the collection of unlucky occasions which have unfolded within the forward-line for the Toffees during the last week.
Dominic Calvert-Lewin has been dominated out of motion for round six weeks, and with Salomon Rondon suspended on high of Richarlison’s transfer to Tottenham Hotspur, the Merseysiders’ attacking risk has by no means been so weak beneath Frank Lampard, so the transfer for Broja makes good sense as their desperation for forwards attain new heights.
The £30m Albanian striker who was hailed “very gifted” by Lampard, featured towards Everton of their victory over the facet at Goodison Park on the weekend, however now the Toffees boss might lastly carry his long-term switch goal in to strengthen the centre-forward position.
Broja impressed on mortgage with Southampton final season within the Premier League, scoring 9 objectives and delivering one help in all competitions over his spell with the Saints, and now he may very well be the reply to the Calvert-Lewin-shaped gap within the Everton workforce.
The Toffees striker and the Chelsea teenager use their 6 foot 2 and 6 foot 3 statures respectively, to dominate opponents and knock their opponents off the ball in entrance of objective, with Broja proving he can match and even higher Calvert-Lewin for high quality within the place over final season.
In line with FBref, the 19-year-old had a greater shot-on-target accuracy (39.6%) and took extra pictures per 90 minutes (2.19).
Moreover, the previous Saints loanee produced extra shot-creating actions (37) and was extra profitable in his pressures (29.8%) however did make 15 extra appearances within the Premier League than Calvert-Lewin who spent plenty of months out injured.
With that being mentioned, the signing of Broja would definitely take the stress off Lampard and the powers at Goodison Park forward of their upcoming video games within the Premier League the place they are going to be with out Calvert-Lewin, however it’s going to take some convincing for Chelsea to half methods with their participant.