Transfer odds: Everton second favourites to sign Joe Allen

Liverpool's Joe Allen in action with Newcastle's Paul Dummett

Swansea City are favourites to sign Joe Allen from Liverpool, while Manchester United are also in the mix, according to

Wales' Joe Allen reacts

Swansea City are favourites to sign Joe Allen from Liverpool in the summer transfer window, according to

The odds of Swansea recruiting the Wales international midfielder from Premier League rivals Liverpool this summer are rated at 2/1.

Scottish Premiership champions Celtic are third favourites to sign Allen, with their odds rated at 8/1.

Wales' Joe Allen in action with Slovakia's Michal Duris

These odds should not come as a surprise, as both the Swans and the Bhoys have been linked with the 26-year-old in the summer transfer window.

According to The South Wales Evening Post, both Swansea and Celtic are interested in securing the services of Allen.

What do come as a surprise are the odds of Everton and Manchester United signing Allen from Liverpool this summer.

Wales' Joe Allen and Wales' Gareth Bale celebrate at the end of the game

Everton are second favourites with odds of 6/1, while United are fourth favourites with odds of 8/1.

Liverpool and Everton are fierce Merseyside rivals, while the Reds are not exactly ‘friendly’ with United.

It is hard to see the Reds selling Allen to either Everton or United this summer. Maybe the Welshman will remain at Liverpool for the 2016-17 campaign…

Liverpool's Joe Allen

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