Everton boss Carlo Ancelotti ‘wants to sign Lazio striker Ciro Immobile’

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Everton boss Carlo Ancelotti ‘wants to bolster attacking force this summer with Lazio’s prolific forward Ciro Immobile’

  • Everton are being linked with a move for Lazio goal machine Ciro Immobile
  • The Italian striker has netted 34 times in 35 Serie A appearances this campaign 
  • Carlo Ancelotti wants backing this summer and is keen to bolster his attack 

Everton boss Carlo Ancelotti is reportedly lining up a move for Lazio’s prolific striker Ciro Immobile this summer.

The Italian forward has enjoyed another sensational campaign in Serie A, scoring 34 times in 35 games this term.

According to 90min, as reported by Goal, Ancelotti has told Everton’s hierarchy he will need backing in the market if he is to stay and has identified Immobile as a key target.

Lazio’s Ciro Immobile could be on his way to England with Everton keen on signing him

Ancelotti is said to believe that rebuilding at Everton is a bigger job then he initially thought and is keen to bring in several new additions ahead of next season.

Immobile, who is contracted at Lazio until 2023, would be a huge coup for Everton given his recent scoring record.

Dominic Calvert-Lewin and Richarlison were both the club’s top scorer in the Premier League this term with 15 but next behind them was Bernard, who managed just three.

Everton boss Ancelotti believes adding goals to his team would go some way to solving the issues following a disappointing campaign which saw them finish 12th – their lowest since the 2003-04 Premier League season. 

Carlo Ancelotti wants financial backing from Everton in the summer transfer market

Carlo Ancelotti wants financial backing from Everton in the summer transfer market

As well as Immobile, Everton are also targeting Jeremie Boga and Wilfried Zaha.

The club are set to revive their interest in Crystal Palace star Zaha after failing in their £70million bid to sign him last summer.

Palace are said to be more open to offers now for the wantaway forward. 

Meanwhile, the race for Sassuolo’s Boga is hotting up with the former Chelsea man also attracting interest from Bayer Leverkusen and Napoli.

Sassuolo have knocked back a few offers for Boga already and are holding out for £35m.

Everton are set to revisit bid to sign Crystal Palace star Wilfried Zaha after failing last summer

Everton are set to revisit bid to sign Crystal Palace star Wilfried Zaha after failing last summer

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