Juventus midfielder Sami Khedira has confessed that he is open to transferring to the English Premier League amidst rumours linking himwith Everton
The German has played over 140 games for the Old Woman since joining from Real Madrid in the summer of 2015, however he is yet to include for them in 2020-21 as he is currently not in the plans of manager Andrea Pirlo.
Khedira has around 6 months left on his existing contract at Juventus and is already thinking about hisnext move
Everton are apparently keeping tabs on the 33-year-old, and the World Cup winner has exposed that he remains in touch with manager Carlo Ancelotti after their time together at the Santiago Bernabeu.
“If the opportunity arises, the Premier League could be an option. I am a big fan of the Premier League,” he informed German TELEVISION ZDF (through The Sun)
” There is dialogue with Ancelotti and Mourinho, as we never ever truly lost contact after our time together at Real Madrid.
“Ancelotti is doing a great job at the moment and is a great personality. He is one of the coaches who impressed me as well.”
Manchester United and West Ham United are also keeping tabs on the situation of the German, however it is thought that Everton are favourites due to the existence ofAncelotti
The Goodison Park outfit brought in James Rodriguez, Allan and Abdoulaye Doucoure during the summer transfer window (partly due to the pull of betting a Champions League-winning manager), and very few will rule them out in the race forKhedira
While the midfielder is keen to see out his deal and stay at Turin beyond the January transfer window, Juventus might seek to cut ties with him and reach a shared contract termination in the winter season as he is plainly surplus to requirements.
Everton aren’t short of quality alternatives in main midfield, however Ancelotti won’ t most likely decline the possibility to reunite with the German if the chance comes calling.
Khedira has a Champions League medal to his name, 2 Spanish Cups, one Spanish Super Cup, a Bundesliga title, 5 Serie A titles, 3 Italian Cups, an Italian Super Cup and 2 Fifa Club World Cups, and the Toffees might do with another marquee addition and serial winner in their squad.
He brings required quality and experience to the table, and signing him will assist enhance Everton’s possibilities of ending up being a top-sixside
Whether that will be in January or next summer remains to be seen, however, and it will be intriguing to see what takes place in the coming months.