According to reports from The Guardian, Everton are confident of signing Gabriel from Lille in the summer transfer window.
The report declares that the Toffees ‘have made progress’ in the pursuit of the 22- year-old defender who has actually been outstanding this season for the French club.
Gabriel has actually become a ‘key target’ for Carlo Ancelotti this summer as the Italian is seeking to boost his defence.
Back in March, French publication L’Equipe (h/t GFFN) declared that 3 clubs made an official move to sign Gabriel, consisting of Everton.
Previously this month, Julien Laurens of ESPN, declared that Chelsea are positive about protecting an offer for the Brazilian defender.
Nevertheless, as it stands, the Toffees are not just leading the race to sign Gabriel however likewise he is most likely to end up being Ancelotti’s first signing of his Everton reign.
Regardless of the lockdown on league campaign and transfers, Everton authorities and have actually continued to work out an offer for Gabriel, and the Toffees are more bore down an offer at this phase.
Gabriel has actually impressed greatly for Lille this season, and he would be an excellent addition for Everton.
Mason Holgate has actually evolved as a key player for Ancelotti however the Italian requirements more quality and depth because location. In all likelihood, Ancelotti might sell either of Yerry Mina or Michael Keane, if Everton handle to sign Gabriel.