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Ancelotti: Doucoure was not on my list

Mon 01 March 2021 | 13:47

The Toffees boss has praised Docoure for his recent performances but admits that his transfer was not suggested by him.

Abdoulaye Doucoure

joined

Everton

from

Watford

in the summer transfer window. The £20 million deal has turned out to be a bargain for the Toffees as the player has displayed great form in his recent performances. The French midfielder has provided 3 assists in his 23 matches for Everton and has established himself as an important player in the team’s squad. However,

Carlo Ancelotti

says the 28-year-old was not included in his initial suggestion list for the summer transfer window.

“When we started to talk about the transfer window, Doucoure was on the list of the club.

“He was not on my list, but we talked together and we both agreed to sign him.

“I think it was, after six months, a really fantastic signing because Doucoure is playing really well.”

He added:

“Doucoure is really good physically and he's able to recover really fast, really quick.

“He doesn't show problems with his physical condition. He has played a lot of games but he is still really good, fresh, and has no problems at all.”


source: SportMob