Reports resurfaced in the past few days that the Toffees were eyeing their namesake who is consistently being linked with a move to Europe.
There were even suggestions that Everton have made an approach for the player nicknamed "the Little Onion" which were fuelled further when Richarlison messaged him on social media saying that, "we are waiting for you."
However, Klauss Camara was quoted in the Brazilian as saying that while there has been plenty of chatter, there hasn't actually been an approach thus far for the player who is reportedly valued at around €35m.
"Everton in Everton is a situation that has been coming out more intensely. But there is no proposal put forward," he said.
Marcel Brands indicated at Tuesday' AGM that the club are looking at players able to play wide on the right and Soares would fit that description.
Original Source: Sky Sports
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1 Posted 16/01/2020 at 06:33:12
Over to you, ToffeeWeb rumour kings!
2 Posted 16/01/2020 at 06:50:40
3 Posted 16/01/2020 at 07:18:09
Would rather someone whose best position is on the right wing.
4 Posted 16/01/2020 at 08:20:52
Bernard for me is another player thats wasted playing wide left, weve had him in the team nearly 18 months and whilst theres been some glimpses of true class, I think there is far more we could be getting from this player.
5 Posted 16/01/2020 at 08:30:34
6 Posted 16/01/2020 at 08:46:56
Everton to Everton does have a certain ring to it, let's hope it becomes reality. Also a midfield general would take a lot of pressure off the rest of the team, and would see us through to the Summer. Ideally if not sounding too greedy a Centre Back as well would be an extraordinary Window for January.
7 Posted 16/01/2020 at 09:02:42
What is it with Everton and signing the same type of player over and over when we need urgent additions in other crucial areas? Everyone can see we need centre backs and centre midfielders first and foremost. Any money spent elsewhere is just a waste.
8 Posted 16/01/2020 at 09:32:00
Sometimes you sign a player without a nailed down position in the team and it takes the player to come and go before realising that you never played to his strengths or the teams benefit.
Bernard has never truly excelled on the wide midfield areas, hes done ok nothing more, but if you want more than just ok then try him out in the middle.
9 Posted 16/01/2020 at 10:00:55
This is a player who loves space. I think positioning him in the middle to start with would make him less effective, not more. I love the tactic of having him make runs there.
10 Posted 16/01/2020 at 10:12:01
Right now he is playing in his best position I think which is a left winger with every license to roam inside and adopt a '10' position. To use his intelligence to find the space.
I think/hope we may be about start seeing the best of Bernard more regularly.
11 Posted 16/01/2020 at 10:37:02
12 Posted 16/01/2020 at 11:10:01
I like Everton as a player a lot but think we need a natural right winger much more. Richarlison may also revert to the left though its debatable whether that or CF is his strongest position.
Anyway I believe we need to buy players because they specifically fit with what we need rather than just because they are good.
13 Posted 16/01/2020 at 19:30:59
I also like Bernard inside in the 4222 formation going wide when defending and cutting inside in possession.
14 Posted 16/01/2020 at 22:25:41
With the Richarlison connection, this could be a real coup. I can see no reason he could not play on the right, on the left, or up top in a 4-4-2. Or on the left or right of a front 3. Or slightly behind in a 4-2-2-2. He and Richarlison as a front 2 would certainly get the pulses racing.
He's young, he's proven it in the big stage (Copa America and libertadores).
If he is available, and he is willing to come to us, then personally it is too big an opportunity to miss.
And getting him in January, so that he is in full flow next season would be ideal (rather signing in summer and having a player play for a 2 seasons basically without a break).
15 Posted 16/01/2020 at 22:43:04
16 Posted 17/01/2020 at 08:01:51
We are strong at home, the home form usually takes care of itself so bouncing back at home to Brighton with the crowd behind them was always expected.
Tomorrow however, a trip to West Ham under Moyes will prove a sterner examination and hopefully our players a ready mentally for it.
Our away form has been the Achilles Heel for years so it would be nice to start winning more frequently under Ancelotti.
We need to find a more clinical edge in front of goal.
17 Posted 17/01/2020 at 08:12:29
18 Posted 17/01/2020 at 09:55:44
19 Posted 17/01/2020 at 10:32:11
Like Fran @14, who lived in Brazil for years along with Jay Woods but in different areas, know more about this guy, and I have followed what I can of him from over here. The lad truly is 'magic' and what could go in our favour is a big mate of Richie.
He IS affordable, and although untested in Europe or the Prem, would adapt very easily in my opinion. Such is my faith in this guy, even if he was our only signing in January, he would make a colossal difference and the Prem wouldn't realise what has hit them.
His diminutive size defies his undoubted skill and speed and ability to conjure a goal out of nothing. As I said in my previous post " Please, please let/make this happen!
20 Posted 17/01/2020 at 10:34:41
21 Posted 17/01/2020 at 10:39:49
22 Posted 17/01/2020 at 10:48:27
The player, who actually plays on the right wing, i'd like is Buendia.
He has created the third most chances in the league this year from open play after De Bruyne and Grealish. He also makes 2.5 tackles per game, which FYI is more than anyone in our team except Sidibe.
If Norwich get relegated then Buendia should be our main target I believe. Very creative, very hard working and already proven in our league. If they get relegated I guess he'll cost somewhere between £20-£30m and at 23 I think he'd prove worth every penny. There would be competition no doubt but we could offer him an almost guaranteed starting place given our paucity of right wing options.
Anyone who gives any of that "don't buy relegated players BS" go and see how Robertson and Wijnaldum have worked out.
23 Posted 17/01/2020 at 11:06:51
24 Posted 17/01/2020 at 11:52:28
Says a lot for our scouting system when other teams can pick up these players for next to nought, and we only either pay over the odds, or buy expensive under-achievers!
25 Posted 17/01/2020 at 12:13:32
I think a Iwobi does his best work in central areas. Perhaps like Bernard and indeed Buendia. Maybe we need someone with more express pace; a younger more effective Walcott. Chukwueze maybe or Ikone at Lille. Would still like Malcom once he realizes Russia was a terrible choice.
26 Posted 17/01/2020 at 12:36:34
You dont need great pace to play in the middle, although it obviously helps, but as long as you have got good feet, and can go past a man, then its all about desire and how often you want to do it, that really counts?
I love watching Bernard when hes on form, but for all his neat flicks, and clever movement, sometimes I just wish hed hold the ball a second longer, and make his opponents second guess him, and believe this would take him up another level, if he just had more belief and started using his natural talent, that little bit more?
27 Posted 17/01/2020 at 13:04:56
Derek, how do you know we can afford Everton Soares. We need to sell someone in order to get anyone in due to FFP restrictions, don't we? I cant see Everton being less than £20m.
28 Posted 17/01/2020 at 13:54:42
Or, alternatively the money could be paid now, and the fine could be risked, but I'm pretty sure it wouldn't come to that!
I think that 50M Euros was being talked about, but in my opinion he would be worth every penny!
29 Posted 17/01/2020 at 14:23:23
Bale is the man. Build a young team around him. We need a star, a talisman, a true focal point for our attacks.
If we break the bank for a player, it must be him even if a few of our "stars" get sold on to fund this transfer.
30 Posted 17/01/2020 at 18:01:08
31 Posted 17/01/2020 at 22:27:46
My family are all Norwich fans and they rave about him, I remember Farke saying before this season he thought Buendia would be their first ever £50M player. I thought he was off his tits at the time... the statement not looking so far-fetched now!
32 Posted 18/01/2020 at 10:32:21
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