Everton have actually been linked with the Brazilian midfielder Allan for a while now.
The 29- year-old has fallen out of favour at Napoli and he is expected to leave the Italian giants thissummer He has dealt with Carlo Ancelotti prior to and the Everton boss appears keen on a reunion.
It will be intriguing to see if Everton can finish up the transfer in the coming weeks.
Based On Il Napolista (by means of Sportwitness), Everton have now submitted an improved quote for the midfielder which is worth around EUR38 m. Their preliminary offer was around EUR25 m, which has been declined.
Obviously, Napoli worth the player at EUR40 m. If the 2 clubs can come to an arrangement now, it remains to be seen. The player has already settled on individual terms and is expected to make around EUR89,000 per week.
Allan needs to play more frequently and a move to Everton would be perfect for him. As for the Toffees, they need more quality and depth in main midfield next season. The Brazilian would be an enormous upgrade on the likes of Davis, Delph, Sigurdsson and so on
Allan has showed his quality in the Champions League as well as Serie A and he ought to have the ability to adjust to the Premier League rapidly and make an instant effect next season.