‘They want him immediately’ – Everton reportedly want to sign Leeds United star as quickly as possible

Everton have expressed a strong determination to sign Wilfried Gnonto from Leeds United during the summer transfer window and are keen to finalize the deal swiftly, writes the SW.

Gazzetta dello Sport reports that Everton has an immediate desire to acquire Gnonto as they seek to strengthen Sean Dyche’s squad for the upcoming season. Recent reports have linked Everton with Gnonto as they plan for the future and aim to reinforce their forward line, which struggled during the previous campaign.

According to English reports, Dyche is specifically looking to add speed and dynamism to his squad in this transfer window, and Gnonto perfectly fits that profile after an impressive season at Leeds. Since joining from FC Zurich, he has been one of Leeds’ standout performers, contributing two goals and four assists in 24 league games. His impressive displays have garnered praise from various quarters, leading to significant interest from multiple clubs.

Gazzetta dello Sport indicates that Everton faces competition for Gnonto’s signature, as there are several suitors vying for his services. Everton is eager to secure his signing promptly and is willing to make a substantial offer. However, they must first convince Leeds to sell, which could prove to be a challenging negotiation due to the strained relations between the two clubs.

One factor working in Everton’s favor could be Gnonto’s personal preference. His agent recently revealed that the player would likely prefer to play in the Premier League next season rather than the Championship. Currently, Gnonto’s focus is on representing Italy’s U21 national team in the European Championship. However, with Everton intensifying their pursuit of the player, he may need to make a decision sooner rather than later.