Report: Juventus willing to sell Brazilian goalkeeper Neto, best offer from Everton

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Everton have reportedly made a move for Juventus goalkeeper Neto.

Picture Supplied by Action ImagesNeto during his time at Fiorentina

According to Italian newspaper Tuttosport, Juventus are ready to sell goalkeeper Neto - and his most interesting offer comes from Everton.

Neto, 26, started out with Atletico Paranaense in his native Brazil, making 36 appearances before earning a move to Fiorentina back in January 2011. 

Fiorentina's Neto makes a save as Tottenham's Nacer Chadli and Roberto Soldado miss a chance to score

Whilst it took him some time to become Fiorentina's leading goalkeeper, he ended up becoming one of Italian football's leading shot stoppers - and landed a big move to Juventus last summer, leaving Fiorentina on a free transfer for the Serie A champions.

Neto was certainly highly rated, but his move meant that he was merely a backup for first-choice goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon, and he's unsurprisingly played just eight games for Juventus last season.

General view outside the stadium before the match - Goodison Park

Now, Tuttosport claim that Juve are willing to sell Neto this summer both to raise funds for other transfers and to allow the Brazilian to play first-team football elsewhere.

However, the report adds that Neto has yet to receive a proposal that particularly interests him, though the best offer so far has come from Everton.

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The Toffees need a new goalkeeper after seeing Tim Howard leave the club for Colorado Rapids this summer, as Joel Robles has been left as the club's only senior goalkeeper.

Neto would fit the bill, with new manager Ronald Koeman looking for a long-term solution in goal, and the Juve man proved his quality during his time at Fiorentina - but whether they can convince him to make the move to Goodison Park remains to be seen.

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