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After being in a hard situation, Everton managed to rise from the Premier League relegation zone due to Carlo Ancelotti’s appointment as the club’s new manager.
The Italian’s arrival to Goodison Park seemed to have a good impact on the team. His way of working with the players has appeared to be a special one and has given hopes concerning the club’s future success.
As the Premier League has been suspended due to the coronavirus outbreak, Ancelotti will be looking to transform Everton when the football games return. It could include the changing of the club’s transfer policy so that the Toffees would need to shift some players.
Let’s take a look at 5 Everton players that are nearing to the end of their contracts and will be likely to leave the team during the upcoiming transfer window.
Everton spent £24 million to sign Schneiderlin from Manchester United back in 2017. However, he didn’t manage to impress at Goodison Park and failed to state his place in the regular first-team squad.
The French midfielder’s future with Everton is up in the air, with the player not being included in Ancelotti’s future plans.
The Turkish striker joined the Blues for a £27 million back in 2018. His Premier League start was a promising one. However, later he struggled to score for the team, having netted just 10 times in 51 appearances, which wasn’t regarded as a good result for the player.
Tosun was sent to Crystal Palace with a loan deal. Though his loan move was interrupted by a knee surgery, Palace are keen to sign the forward permanently, which would be a good chance for Everton to free up space for new talented players.
Joining Everton from Swansea back in 2017 for a £45 million transfer fee, the Irish midfielder didn’t reach the results the club expected from him. He has become a key player, scoring 14 goals in all competitions last term.
However, this season, despite being a regular in Ancelotti’s side as part of a central midfield pair in a 4-4-2, Sigurdsson failed to show an impressive game due to his lack of passes and weak cooperation with forwards.
Everton will likely to find new winger options, with Bolasie never adapted to the club. His £25 million transfer brought some hope to the team and Ronald Koeman in 2016.
However, his poor form due to ligament injury in 2016 and performances with lack of goals, have made the player’s future unclear at Goodison Park.
Since joining the Toffees in January 2016 for a £13.5 million, Niasse has outlived the four Everton managers and made just 39 appearances in his four and a half years at the club.
Despite his commitment to the team, the Senegal professional has never been good enough for the Premier League. He has spent his time, playing on loan for Hull City and Cardiff.
Niasse ‘s contract expires this summer, which also raises the possibility of the player’s departure from the Premier League side.