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Everton hold talks for Todibo

Everton have set their sights on another Barcelona star with Carlo Ancelotti reportedly keen on a move for defender Jean-Clair Todibo. The Italian boss wants to boost his defensive line ahead of the 2020/21 campaign after having a hard time choosing his favorite defensive pairing this season. Everton are confident they've won the race to sign Lille starlet Gabriel in a £25m deal but want more reinforcements in defense. READ: UEFA give Leagues May 25 ultimatum to provide restart proposals The trio of Mason Holgate, Yerry Mina, and Michael Keane have been rotated often this season and the pursuit of Todibo is a pointer that one of them could be sold in the summer. Todibo joined Barcelona just over 12 months ago from Ligue 1 outfit Toulouse but appears to be surplus to requir...

Todibo joins Schalke 04 on loan for the rest of the season

Barca defender Jean-Clair Todibo has made a loan move to Bundesliga outfit Schalke 04 for the rest of the season. Schalke will pay €1.5 million for the loan deal and will also have an option to purchase Todibo for €25m (£21m/$28m) plus €5m in add-ons at the end of the season. Barcelona will also retain an option to resign Todibo for €50m (£43m/$56m) plus €10m (£8.5m/$11m) in variables. The 20-year-old moved to the Camp Nou from Ligue 1 outfit Toulouse in January 2019 but has failed to make any notable impact. He made just 5 appearances for the Blaugrana. Regardless, Schalke were happy to land their man who was also a subject of interest from AC Milan. Schalke coach David Wagner said in a statement: “We said during the training camp in Spain that we would only be active in the mark...

AC Milan consider loan move for Andreas Christensen

According to reports in Italy, AC Milan are considering a move for Chelsea defender Andreas Christensen. The Italians are in the market for a new center-back and have also been linked with Barcelona's Jean-Clair Todibo recently. However. negotiations between both parties about a loan deal for Todibo have stalled, forcing Milan to turn their attention to Chelsea's Andreas Christensen. READ: Rodgers – Maddison will not leave in January The Denmark international has struggled to nail a starting spot in Frank Lampard's team this season and could be offloaded if the right offer is received for his services. According to Sky in Italy, the potential deal will see Christensen leave Stamford Bridge on loan with an option to buy. The 23-year-old has not had action in the Premier League s...