On the back of an impressive season, this summer looks to be one of the biggest in Everton’s recent history. Under the guidance of Roberto Martinez – who during a different season may well have been manager of the year – the Toffees narrowly missed out on Champions League qualification while playing a brand of football that was made even sweeter for their fans by David Moyes’ failings at Manchester United.
Since 2013/14 closed, a number of names have been linked with switches to Goodison Park, with released Chelsea striker Samuel Eto’o a somewhat surprise inclusion. The Cameroonian – once the highest paid player on the planet – is thought to be keen to stay in English football after one season with the Blues, and Martinez is rumoured to be ready to bow to his demands with a short-term contract.
Eto’o would certainly add goals and experience to Everton’s ranks, but it’s fair to say that more bodies will be needed in the blue half of Merseyside to cope with continental action. Here are six more players we think may follow Eto’o to Everton…
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