Everton is plunging further and further down the rabbit hole. With losses both on ad off the pitch, owner Farhad Moshiri is looking to cut his losses and sell the club. To buy Matheus Nunes, Everton has to sell some players to generate revenue.
O Jogo, the Portuguese newspaper had reported that Everton had their eyes set on Nunes in 2021. But had to back off due to unforeseen difficulties. They have continued to watch him since then and they have been blown away by his progress in the last season.
The Merseyside club plans to invest heavily in the squad this year. However, this will only be possible if Kenyon can buy the club.
Everton to sign £42.9m Matheus Nunes if the consortium led by Peter Kenyon is successful in acquiring Goodison Park
O Jogo further claims that if the takeover is successful, then Everton is most likely to spend heavily in this transfer window. And according to the scouts, Nunes is a worthy target for this spending spree
Newcastle and Wolves are also interested in signing the 23 year old. Everton can’t spend anything this summer due to the rules of the Financial Fair Play. They can only spend the money that they can free up. Everton can free up money and generate revenue by offloading and selling players.
The Kenyon-led consortium can’t free up finance with just a snap of their finger. Even if they want to spend the money, the Financial Fair play rules limit the club’s spending. Everton can sign Nunes by selling players. Richarlison and Dominic Calvert Lewin have to be sold in order to generate revenue.
Nunes – a player soaring high
Nunes had a great season with sporting in 2021/22, scoring 4 goals and having 5 assists to his name.
Sporting won the Taça da Liga and Supertaça Cândido de Oliveira trophies with crucial contributions from Nunes.
Everton would be perfect for a budding player like Nunes. And Everton could do with signing a player like him. But to do that, they have to sell a few players before buying him
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