'I think': Everton's bid for 'fantastic' player has just been 'laughed' at by PL club - journalist
In an interview with Give Me Sport, Crook talks about Everton’s proposal for the Scottish international. “I think it’s difficult because Everton are very keen. But again, they’re battling against Financial Fair Play restrictions.
“I think Southampton just laughed off their proposal to take him on loan with an obligation to buy.”
Adams is one of a number of forwards Everton are considering right now.
Southampton laugh off Everton Adams bid
Both Southampton and Everton find themselves languishing near the bottom of the table at this early stage in the season.
Ralph Hassenhuttl’s Southampton side finished last season poorly, winning just one of their last 12 matches, and they’ve yet to pick up three points this season.
It would take more than a loan bid with an option to buy for Southampton to consider giving a team who could very well be a direct rival this season one of their players.
Given just how many options Everton are currently looking at, there may be easier teams to negotiate with than Southampton right now, who themselves are a goal shy side and won’t want to lose last season’s second-top goal scorer to a rival.
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