Everton set to hijack Man Utd move for world-cup winning midfielder

By | November 27, 2020

Everton head-coach Carlo Ancelotti is reportedly keen to sign Juventus midfield destroyer Sami Khedira to Goodison Park during when January transfer window will be re-opened.

The 33-year-old German midfielder has not been involved for the Old Lady during the 2020-21 campaign and is widely expected to leave either at the start of 2021 or for free next season.

Manchester United have been credited with an interest in the former Real Madrid midfielder, who has been capped on 77 times by the German national team.

However, according to Calciomercato, the Merseyside Blues lead the race for 33-year-old midfielder, with the five-time Serie A winner keen to reunite with Italian tactician, Carlo Ancelotti, whom he played under at Real Madrid.

The report suggests that the Germany international is still training with Serie A champions on a regular basis, however, is unlikely to be involved in the coming weeks unless there is an injury crisis at the club.

The World Cup winning midfielder has played 144 games for the Old Lady across the all competitions.

Meanwhile, Serie A giants, Inter Milan have reportedly told Premier League giants Manchester United and Liverpool that Nicolo Barella is not for sale at any price.

The 23-year-old, who has made a switch to San Siro on a permanent basis over the summer after spending last campaign on loan from Cagliari, has managed to provide four assists in 10 games for Antonio Conte’s side this season.