Leonardo is impressed by Everton, negotiations will start
After Leonardo’s return in AC Milan, the famous relation between Milan and Brasil is returning. As we all know the best player in the Brasil for last season Lucas Paqueta has already joined AC Milan in January. Now on Leonardo’s list are two more very talented Brazilians. Yesterday we already wrote about clubs interest in Pedrinho, however he is not the only Brazilian talent which AC Milan is targeting. Everton Soares is the player who impressed Leonardo. The 23-year old winger would be ideal replacement for Calhanoglu or Suso. His ideal position is as left winger, because his stronger foot is the right.
Everton has contract with Gremio until 2022. In his current contract the Brazilian has release clause of 80 million euros. This sum is very big, but it is expected that Gremio will lower the fee. His real value is from 40 to 50 million euros. The past season (which ended in January in Brasil) Everton played 40 matches, on which he scored 16 goals and assisted 3. As we understand AC Milan’s management is currently planing strategy to approach Gremio for this big talent. The negotiations are expected to start in the next 2 months.