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29/1/2023 | 08:40pm
Everton have just some days left of the January switch window and new supervisor Sean Dyche undoubtedly wants new signings if he’s going to show the Toffees’ season round.
One man who has been linked with a Goodison Park swap all through the switch window is former Stoke Metropolis and West Ham ahead Marko Arnautovic, with any deal for the striker more likely to set Everton again round £13m.
The 33-year-old would deliver a wealth of expertise with him to Merseyside and boasts some wonderful current type with Bologna in Serie A, having hit eight objectives in Italy’s high flight up to now this marketing campaign.
Dyche will little doubt be out there for attacking additions, contemplating joint-top objective scorer Anthony Gordon has now joined Newcastle United, whereas Dominic Calvert-Lewin and Neal Maupay have a mixed two objectives within the Premier League this time period.
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If the previous Burnley boss opts for the same 4-4-2 set-up to the one he most well-liked at Turf Moor, he will certainly be searching for a giant bodily striker who is aware of the place the again of the online is, one thing the Toffees have arguably lacked since Richarlison left for Tottenham Hotspur final summer time.
Usually, in a relegation dogfight, utilizing the ‘darkish arts’ is an efficient means of securing factors, with Richarlison excelling at gamesmanship throughout his spell on Merseyside, and Arnautovic might carry out an identical position within the assault.
Mark Hughes detailed this in his interview with the Coaches’ Voice, relating to his spell in control of Stoke Metropolis.
He stated: “Marko Arnautovic was a little bit little bit of a maverick however on his day he was unplayable.”
A return of 43 objectives and 37 assists in 184 appearances within the Premier League emphasises the Austrian’s talents and with Everton determined for a dependable goalscorer of their aspect, Arnautovic may very well be the perfect addition to Dyche’s aspect earlier than Tuesday’s deadline.
Final season noticed Richarlison step up within the remaining few months of the season to assist Frank Lampard flip issues round, notching ten objectives and 5 assists within the high flight, however regardless of receiving £60m for his providers, the Toffees have did not adequately substitute him.
Based on WhoScored, Arnautovic excels at passing, ending and headed makes an attempt, which means that he may very well be a wonderful goal man for Dyche to name upon within the second half of the season, so Farhad Moshiri ought to undoubtedly try to deliver the Austria worldwide to Goodison Park.