Everton are reportedly interested in signing Strasbourg forward Ludovic Ajorque. The forward is also open to a Premier League move.
Frank Lampard is desperate to sign a new forward this summer. The injury to Dominic Calvert Lewin and the sale of Richarlison have increased the chances for a forward.
EVERTON AND LUDOVIC AJORQUE TRANSFER LINKS FULL STORY
According to reports, Everton are interested in signing forward Ludovic Ajorque. However, they are yet to place a bid on the forward. The report also states that the forward and his representatives are aware of the interest. It also suggests that he is open to a move to the Premier League. The 28-year-old is aware that this might be his last chance to play in the Premier League.
He is also been linked with a move to Wolves, Everton and Liverpool. However, the Blues are reportedly the frontrunners to sign him. The forward is valued by Strasbourg at around the value of €18m. However, the financial problems at the club mean they cannot sign him permanently. However, a loan with a buy option is going to go.
THE MOOD AROUND THE DEAL IS POSITIVE
The French club are also reportedly happy to let him leave on a loan. They are aware of Everton’s financial conditions. The reports also suggest the mood around the deal is positive. All the parties are reportedly hoping to seal the agreement in the coming days. The fee is going to be a loan fee with an option to buy worth around €18m.
Frank Lampard will very happy to get the deal over the line. The manager has wanted to add to the forward line. They have again lost Dominic Calvert-Lewin to injury and they have also sold Richarlison to Tottenham. The sale of Richarlison was to balance the financial books. However, since the sale of Richarlison, the owners of Everton have backed Frank Lampard in the summer transfer market.
Ludovic Ajorque had scored 12 games in Ligue 1 last season. The forward will be an interesting signing for Everton. He is looking like the only fit forward besides Salomon Rondon in the first-team squad. Frank Lampard hopes his signing will be helping the club avoid the relegation fight.
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