Everton fans are fearful that they won’t be able to complete Kurt Zouma deal in the summer
Chelsea have been hit with a hefty fine after Fifa found that the Stamford Bridge outfit had been breaching rules in relation to the signing of foreign youth players, namely Bertrand Traore of Lyon.
The more concerning matter for the Blues, though, is the fact that the £460,000 fine is accompanied by a two-window transfer ban, which will prevent the London club from signing any players in the next summer and winter windows.
Fortunately for them, they have a plethora of players out on loan, most of whom will return at the end of the season, thus lessening the impact felt by the embargo – Kurt Zouma is included in this number and so the likelihood of Everton keeping him at Goodison Park beyond this term look far slimmer.
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Marco Silva expressed his delight with the 24-year-old’s performances on Merseyside and discussed the possibility of signing the athletic centre-half permanently, telling The Liverpool Echo:
“Let’s see what we can do or not in the future.
“But it’s also about his opinion, about his future. But we are really happy with him.”
The Portuguese will surely have been dismayed reading the news this morning, as are the Toffees faithful who reacted on Twitter…