Loads of Everton fans have been giving their verdict on a promising transfer rumour, as reports claim the Toffees want to sign Kurt Zouma on a permanent basis.
According to The Liverpool Echo, Everton will test Chelsea’s resolve with a permanent move for Zouma this summer.
The French international joined the Toffees on loan last summer, and has probably been the club’s most reliable centre back this season, although that isn’t really saying much.
The 24 year-old is winning an average of 3.3 aerial duels per game, as well as making 1.4 interceptions, 3.7 clearances and completing 84 per cent of his passes.
According to the report, Marco Silva wanted to sign the towering defender permanently last summer, but Chelsea were not willing to sell. The gaffer still has Zouma on his wish-list though.
Zouma is in contract with Chelsea until 2023 so he will not come cheap, but judging from the Twitter reactions below fans will hope the club pulls the trigger anyway…
No brainer for me this signing. One of the few players who looks like he ‘gets’ Everton out of the current crop. Young, strong, quick, makes the odd mistake but will only get better.
— Graeme Mock (@GraemeMock) February 20, 2019
Get him signed before the summer
— Jonny (@irishblue87) February 20, 2019
Still young and his positioning let’s him down but overall yes I’d sign him and hopefully him and Mina can form a good partnership
— Louis Crawford (@LouisCrawford10) February 20, 2019
Swap deal with Keane would be loved it haha.
— sitea (@tanni1415) February 20, 2019
Get him in permanently !!
— TX Bill (@GOT_TXBill) February 20, 2019
Would be a great signing
— Rdj1878 (@Rdj16279419) February 20, 2019
I would sign him. Been our best CB this season. However if they aren’t going to pursue a permanent deal then maybe it’s time to give Mina a 5-6 game run
— Graeme.. (@graeme_f_s) February 20, 2019
Not even up for debate. Best centre half I’ve seen at Goodison since Richard Gough
— Shaun Ingram (@ShaunIngram174) February 20, 2019