Everton should have gone all out to sign ‘incredible’ player this summer, the chance might be gone – opinion
Everton spent much of the summer transfer window trying to improve their attacking options.
One player Everton should have signed this summer is Ajax’s Mohammed Kudus.
The Ghanaian international has been on fire for the Dutch side, scored three goals in his first six Eredivisie appearances.
He also scored an absolute screamer against Rangers in the Champions League last week.
The 22-year-old outmuscled James Tavernier before accelerating away from the defender.
He then unleashed a powerful shot into the far corner, giving goalkeeper Jon McLaughlin no chance.
TBR View: Everton should have signed Kudus
A move for Kudus to move to Goodison Park went right now to the wire this summer.
Everton had a deadline day bid for the exciting winger rejected, with speculation over their own winger Anthony Gordon mounting.
The ‘incredible’ forward was reportedly trying to force a move to Everton when time was running out to do a deal.
Kudus had already agreed personal terms but the two clubs couldn’t come to an agreement.
The 16-cap international has already outscored any of Everton’s players this season.
Now that the distraction of a transfer has gone, Kudus has hit his best form.
He’s scored four goals in his last three games, including a brace against Heerenveen in his first league start of the campaign.
“He was class in the Champions League, and by next summer, it won’t just be a case that he is established in that Ajax team, but it might be a case that some bigger clubs are taking note too.” Jones said.
Everton will need to improve their form significantly to attract Kudus if they decide to make another bid for him.
It’s unlikely that Kudus will want to swap Champions League football for a bottom half Premier League side if Everton don’t improve.
He’s also going to attract interest from some of Europe’s top clubs if he keeps scoring wonder goals.
Everton should have gone all out to sign Kudus in the summer, and may regret not doing so very soon.
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