According to Calciomercato, Everton are still interested in signing Inter Milan midfielder Joao Mario in this summer’s transfer window.
Mario spent the second half of the 2017-18 campaign on loan at West Ham United – scoring twice in 13 Premier League appearances for the Hammers.
The London club had the chance to sign the Portugal international on a permanent deal this summer, but refused to meet Inter’s asking price.
It is understood that a number of clubs want to loan Mario for the 2018-19 season, but Inter are holding out for a permanent sale, which may prove to be problematic due to their asking price.
Everton are once again bring linked with a move, and their supporters have been offering their views on the 5ft 10in ace on social media.
Mario divided opinion with the West Ham fans last season, but the Everton supporters would be pleased to see him make the move to Goodison Park this summer.
A selection of the Twitter reaction can be seen below:
Would take him
— Matt Vicary (@Vicaz22) July 30, 2018
Defo take him we haven’t got a player like him in the squad
— Pete Simon (@PeteSimon16EFC) July 30, 2018
I’d have him
— MTS (@MTSeed88) July 29, 2018
Class player. Exactly what we need.
— Casey (@theboydragon01) July 29, 2018
— Singing the blues #ElGato 🇺🇦 (@eternalblue1878) July 29, 2018
I’d take him.
— Mark Mulholland (@mark82mul) July 29, 2018