Date: 31st March 2020 at 7:15pm
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A report has stated that the Toffees have made ‘preliminary contacts’ for Napoli’s 26-year-old striker, Arkadiusz Milik.

According to Area Napoli, as cited by Sport Witness, the Merseyside club are ready to launch a transfer offer to secure the services of the Polish striker in the next transfer window.

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To kick off this quiz on what happened with the Toffees last week, which La Liga full-back were Carlo Ancelotti's side linked with late in the week?

Supposed fee

As stated in the report, Carlo Ancelotti’s side is lining up a bid in the region of €30-35 million (£26.5-£30.9m) to bring the Serie A forward to the Premier League.

The report also states that La Liga outfit Sevilla are interested in signing Milik, however, the deal with the Toffees remains the ‘more attractive‘ one at the moment.

Who would you rather have as starting striker for the Toffees next season?

Dominic Calvert-Lewin

Dominic Calvert-Lewin

Arkadiusz Milik

Arkadiusz Milik

TiF Tactics – How does Milik compare?

The Toffees currently have four out-and-out striking options contracted at the club, with Dominic Calvert-Lewin, Moise Kean, Oumar Niasse and Cenk Tosun (per Transfermarkt).

Of those four, Calvert-Lewin would appear to be Milik’s main competitor for a starting spot with the Toffees, as the Englishman has featured in 27 Premier League games, during which he has scored 13 and assisted one (per Transfermarkt).

The Serie A forward, meanwhile, has bagged an impressive nine goals and zero assists in 16 league appearances for Napoli so far this season (per Transfermarkt).

When considering the pair’s key offensive stats, it would appear that the Serie A striker is a more exciting proposition than his Everton counterpart.

In the Premier League, Calvert-Lewin has had an average of 2.4 shots per game, 0.5 key passes and 2.9 poor controls (per WhoScored).

All of which Milik has bettered in Serie A, having had 3.4 shots per game, 0.9 key passes and only 1.8 poor controls on average (per WhoScored), meaning that the Polish striker could be an astute purchase.