The Italian tactician is keen on boosting his ranks in the next transfer window and is confident he can land suitable targets.
has been open about his ambitions for the next transfer window atEverton
, with the 61-year-old confident that he can strengthen his squad regardless of getting qualified for European competition.
Everton are pushing to finish the season in the top-six and will lock horns withCrystal Palace
in thePremier League
The Everton manager said:
“We have to work hard to sacrifice to do everything to be in Europe.
“I think it could be a good step forward, it could be a stamp on our season which until now is good but it could be fantastic if we are able to reach the place to play in Europe next season.
“The squad we are working on in the transfer market, we are going to work to improve the squad. This is for sure.
“If we are to play in Europe, we are going to improve the squad, if we are not in Europe then we are going to improve the squad the same. It doesn't change our idea.
“It will be important; the next transfer window and it will be important the transfer window the year after.
“We don't have a lot of things immediately. Here, we have to improve the squad.
“We improved the squad in the last transfer window, we want to improve the squad in the next transfer window and in the year after.
“I think with the last transfer window, we didn't spend a lot of money and with three or four signings, the squad improved a lot.
“To improve the squad, we don't need to invest a big amount of money, you just have to find the right players.”
Fighting for a European spot is set to be settled at the last minute, as Everton are only 10 points away from Leicester in the third place.
If the Toffees vanquish Palace, they will draw level with Tottenham, Liverpool, and West Ham, sitting two points adrift of Chelsea in the fourth place.