Date: 3rd April 2021 at 7:05pm
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Everton journalist Adam Jones has been sharing his thoughts on the possibility of the Merseyside club signing Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly during the upcoming summer transfer window. 

This comes after Jones made an appearance on a recent episode of ’s Royal Blue Podcast where he spoke about a number of topics concerning the Toffees.

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After it was recently reported that ’s side could make a move to sign Koulibaly this summer, Jones had this to say on the potential transfer. (24.42)

He said: “While I do think that Koulibaly would improve Everton’s options, I just think looking elsewhere should really be the priority.

“I mean, even if he does cost the same amount of as , could we not invest that to vastly improve another area of the pitch rather than slightly improve at centre-back?

“I think that’s probably the better way to go.”

Since arriving at Napoli back in 2017 from Belgian club KRC Genk for a fee of £6.98 million, the 29-year-old, who is currently valued at £45 million, has made 277 appearances for the Italian club across all competitions in which he has managed to score 11 goals and provide five assists in the process (per Transfermarkt).

TIF Thoughts on Adam Jones’ comments on Koulibaly…

Given how Koulibaly made 67 appearances playing under Ancelotti at Napoli, it’s understandable why the Everton boss could be interested in signing him for Everton this summer.

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However, with Everton currently having Michael Keane, , Mason Holgate and Ben Godfrey in their squad that can play in the centre-back position, perhaps a move for Koulibaly this summer may not be completely necessary, as Jones said in the podcast.

In our view, Everton should focus on other areas of the pitch to strengthen in during the summer transfer window instead of trying to work out a deal for Koulibaly.

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