According to a report from Sky, Everton director of football Marcel Brands is an admirer of Jack Grealish but the club are wary of the need to invest in a number of other positions. A right-sided attacking midfielder has been identified as Everton's top transfer priority this summer with Gremio forward Everton Soares admired by Manager Carlo Ancelotti. Everton are not the only club interested in the player. Other clubs have shown interest, Napoli, Sevilla and Porto are all monitoring the players situation.
Football is dynamic. A sport that doesn't have the perfect formulae. Sometimes things don't work out well. It could be for individual players or the whole club. Things happen, and despite the best of intentions they don't go to plan. Hence why some players flop after massive hype.We take a look at some of the players that failed to live up to expectations or to the hype around them.
Barca’s winger Dembele suffered an injury last year that has kept him out of the side for the past few weeks but after witnessing his training, new Barca coach has declared that he can’t wait for the France international to attain match fitness and be ready to play for Barca again.
Blackpool manager, Simon Grayson is pleased with on-loan goalkeeper Jak Alnwick, and is not ready to put him on the sidelines any time soon.
The goalie is enjoying his time on loan at Blackpool, having played every minute of League football this season.
Bottom placed Bolton host Blackpool at the Reebok Stadium as they look to find valuable points to end their dire run. The home team was issued points deduction following their administrative issues and has had to start from behind others.
There had been only one man who could do the job when they were checked Golden Mile to secure a man who will be able to make Blackpool shine again. Simon Grayson had been successful in winning 1st of the 4 promotions. All these had been through loft hatch out of the League One 12 years ago with Tangerine.
At present, he is the hope and pride of Bloomfield Road once again. He is looking forward to his fifth start on the record, stock, rock, and 2 smoking barrels. The great fight back on 570 mile round trip in the midweek to Gillingham got Larry in the top spots and revived his mastery in a division where he had won the promotions with Huddersfield, Preston, and Leeds.
Nathan Delfouneso, the Blackpool stalwart signed another year with Seasiders, by showing his act of dependency towards the future. Nathan Delfouneso who is a forward footballer, during this summer wasn’t visible in the contract but today the relationship of Nathan and pen to paper has taken place for a fresh contract which is ahead of his past seven seasons with Blackpool, for a renewed two-year contract which also includes an alternative for extension of 12 more months.
Nathan Delfouneso, the 28-year-old youngster with lots of desire and dedication towards the game of football, scored seven times in order to end the campaign resulting to him being the second highest club’s goal-scorer by making season appearance amounting to 45.
Bradford City have endured an underwhelming season in League One as the club currently sits bottom of the league.The basement side has endured a torrid few weeks and the game against Blackpool was seen as a turning point for the team.
However, the team put in a dismal performance as they lost 4-1 at home to the Playoff chasing side and the players were subsequently booed by their fans after the final whistle. Bradford City manager Gary Bowyer is not giving up hope in his team making an escape from the drop.
Blackpool’s backup goalkeeper Christoffer Mafoumbi has spoken of his goodwill to fellow goalkeeper Mark Howard who suffered a ruptured Achilles injury. Mark Howard had suffered the injury in Blackpool’s defeat at Burton Albion last month and has undergone successful surgery.
Mafoumbi knowns the pains of suffering from a long-term injury having suffered a similar injury some few seasons ago. The Congolese international has since taken the stead at the club and has been in good form. With Howard out until next season,Mafoumbi would be expected to man the sticks until the end of the season.
Blackpool defender Ryan McLauglin is said to be on the verge of a move to Sky Bet League One outfit Rochdale, as the player has failed to make his mark at Blackpool this season.
The 24 year old has been disappointing for Blackpool this season, managing just a single league appearance and spending the larger part of the campaign on the bench.