Jenas suggests Everton should have signed Fernando Llorente or Joshua King

Queens Park Rangers English midfielder Jermaine Jenas  (L) vies with Newcastle United's Argentinian midfielder Jonas Gutierrez during the English Premier League football match between...

Everton should have signed Tottenham Hotspur’s Fernando Llorente or Bournemouth’s Joshua King in the summer transfer window, suggests Jermaine Jenas.

Jermaine Jenas of Queens Park Rangers looks on from the bench during the Barclays Premier League match between Queens Park Rangers and Norwich City at Loftus Road on February 2, 2013 in...

Former Tottenham Hotspur and Newcastle United midfielder Jermaine Jenas suggested on The Friday Football Social show on BBC Radio 5live on Friday evening (broadcast from 7pm, September 15, 2017) that Everton should have signed Fernando Llorente or Joshua King in the summer transfer window.

Tottenham Hotspur recruited Spain international striker Llorente from Premier League rivals Swansea City in the summer transfer window.

As for King, the 25-year-old Norway international forward remains on the books of Premier League side Bournemouth.

TOPSHOT - Tottenham Hotspur's Spanish striker Fernando Llorente (L) vies with Borussia Dortmund's Greek defender Sokratis during the UEFA Champions League Group H football match between...

Everton lost Romelu Lukaku to Manchester United in the summer transfer window, but the Toffees signed Sandro Ramirez from Malaga.

Ramirez is very young and does not have any experience of the Premier League, and Ronald Koeman’s side cannot rely on him to score the goals that Lukaku did for them last season.

Former Tottenham and Nottingham Forest midfielder Jenas has suggested that Everton should have signed Llorente before he moved to Tottenham or King from Bournemouth.

Joshua King of AFC Bournemouth shows appreciation to the fans after the Premier League match between AFC Bournemouth and West Ham United  at Vitality Stadium on March 11, 2017 in...

“From my understanding, they put all their eggs in one basket, going after Olivier Giroud, whether that was ever an option, I am not so sure,” said Jenas on The Friday Football Social show on BBC Radio 5live on Friday evening (broadcast from 7pm, September 15, 2017).

“I am sure there were options out there, the amount of money they were spending as a club. People like, I am not saying it would have worked, but people like Josh King - he managed to return 15 goals last season. Fernando Llorente, he has gone on to sit on the bench at Spurs."

Everton will take on Manchester United away from home at Old Trafford in the Premier League on Sunday afternoon.

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