Everton snub Sandro & Klaassen offers

first_imgTransfers Everton snubbed Sandro and Klaassen offers, admits Allardyce Stephen Creek 20:47 1/29/18 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) Davy Klaassen Everton Getty Images Transfers Everton Everton v Leicester City Leicester City Premier League The Toffees boss claims to have received “a number of enquiries” for two players who only moved to Goodison Park in the summer window of 2017 Everton have received approaches for Sandro Ramirez and Davy Klaassen, but Sam Allardyce says the club have dismissed the offers as financially unacceptable.Former Barcelona forward Sandro has made just eight Premier League appearances this season since joining from Malaga, while Netherlands international Klaassen has featured only four times, and Allardyce admits he is open to reducing the size of his squad.Everton have sold Aaron Lennon to Burnley and Ross Barkley to Chelsea in January, but the Toffees boss claims that most of the other incoming offers have been for loan deals. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Megan Rapinoe: Born & brilliant in the U.S.A. A Liverpool legend in the making: Behind Virgil van Dijk’s remarkable rise to world’s best player “We’ve had a number of enquiries that are not suitable for us to allow the player to leave, nearly all of them on loan,” Allardyce said at a press conference ahead of Everton’s clash with Leicester City on Wednesday.”We haven’t accepted any deal yet and we won’t until the board tell me financially it’s acceptable and I say to them it’s in the best interests of the club or the player to go out on loan.”We have got a lot of players so moving some out on loan would be a possibility but only if it’s right for the club.”Allardyce was also asked about the possibility of new players arriving at Goodison Park before the transfer window shuts on Wednesday, but he says the clash with Leicester would hinder his chances.Everton have been linked with Sevilla midfielder Steven N’Zonzi and Marcelo Brozovic of Inter, but when asked if there was any movement towards a deal for either player, Allardyce said: “Not yet.”He added: “I would expect that my focus is not on the transfer window because unfortunately yet again the Premier League have decided to play a game right on the transfer window deadline.”Clearly at the AGM they didn’t think it was worth not doing it this time round, on the back of playing the whole of the Christmas period and playing five games in 15 or 16 days.”I can pick a team today [Monday], and tomorrow I could pick up the paper and see a player is going to be sold before the window shuts. How is that player going to approach that game against Leicester that’s very important to us? We all suffer that.”last_img read more