Report: Spurs and Everton want Pierluigi Gollini
Spurs and Everton are amongst the clubs to have taken a look at Atalanta goalkeeper Pierluigi Gollini, according to a report from Calciomercato.
Gollini is facing an uncertain future with Atalanta this summer. The Serie A side have recently added Juan Musso to their ranks.
And there appears to be no shortage of interest in Gollini. According to Calciomercato, both Tottenham and the Toffees are keen.
Inter Milan, Lazio, AC Milan and Jose Mourinho’s Roma also reportedly want the 26-year-old.
While Spurs’ interest is a surprise, they may not be shocked to learn that they may have to see off competition from their former boss if they want the one-time Italy international.
It was reported in June that Mourinho was keen on Gollini. It was also claimed that he had wanted him while in North London.
Spurs switch may be better for Gollini than Everton move
Spurs probably need a goalkeeper more urgently than Everton. Hugo Lloris is edging towards the end of his career. And he has hinted that he plans to consider his future after Euro 2020.
Gollini therefore, could have a shot at the number one spot in the near future.
Everton meanwhile, are on the lookout for someone to rival Jordan Pickford. However, the England international looks to have taken his game to another level over the last few months.
So moving to Goodison Park may make less sense for Gollini.
But of course, there may also be a number of appealing Serie A moves on the table.
Gollini to get another chance after previous struggles in England?
Gollini has been impressive at Atalanta. He has played in the Champions League, and helped Gian Piero Gasperini’s finish in the top four this term.
It has been quite the turnaround given that he arrived in 2017 off the back of a hugely disappointing spell at Aston Villa.
He only played 20 times in the Championship for Villa. And he left permanently for just £3.75 million.
He would presumably command a much greater fee this summer. And it appears that two of his admirers would like to offer him a fresh chance in England ahead of next season.
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