Ever since Frank Lampard’s appointment as Rafael Benitez’s successor at Everton, the former Chelsea midfielder has been very busy in the transfer window, as he looks to do everything possible to make things work at his new club. The 43-year old probably still has some regrets about his last Premier League job as Chelsea manager and so he would hope to be more careful this time. The first thing he has set his hands on is to strengthen the team by signing the needed players. He began by making a move to bring out-of-favour Manchester United midfielder Donny van de Beek to the club even before he was officially confirmed as Everton manager- and at the moment, a loan deal has been agreed concerning the 24-year old Dutchman.
Dele Alli Joins Everton on Deadline Day of the January Transfer Window
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And just before the closure of the January transfer window, he made another move by signing Tottenham player Dele Alli on a permanent deal. The English midfielder, who joined Tottenham Hotspur from Milton Keynes Dons in 2015, has been quite an exceptional player, scoring an unforgettable goal against Crystal Palace in January 2016 in a Premier League encounter. Altogether, he has scored 67 goals in 269 appearances in all competitions for Tottenham. But in the recent past, he has struggled at the club and his move to Everton is perhaps the best decision at the moment.
Here is what Kaveh Solhekol of Sky Sports News said concerning Dele Alli’s transfer;
“We’re told Frank Lampard was key in this deal getting done. He spoke to the player, and Alli feels he can get the best out of him.
“Since Mauricio Pochettino left Spurs he’s had a difficult relationship with the managers there, Mourinho and Conte, and needs a fresh start.
“He’s been at Spurs for a long time now, I know people think he’s lost his way now but he’s someone who was PFA Young Player of the Year twice. If anyone can get the best out of him, you’d think it would be someone like Frank Lampard.”
Will the 25-year old be back to his best at Goodison Park?
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