Should Everton consider ambitious bid for Chelsea's Willian?

Everton manager Ronald Koeman

A recent report has suggested Chelsea are willing to sell Brazilian midfielder Willian. Should Everton consider a bid?

Chelsea's Willian gesturesChelsea's Willian gestures

Everton have enjoyed a decent first season under new boss Ronald Koeman, but the Toffees will be keen to kick on further in the next campaign, as the club continue their quest for another bout of European football.

Everton are currently seven points away from sixth; a potential Europa League place, and though the club have played well at times, the Toffees have been guilty of relying too heavily on particular players, such as Romelu Lukaku and Ross Barkley. 

With that in mind, Everton manager Ronald Koeman is likely to be already looking at potential signings for next season, and one player who might potentially be on his list is Chelsea's Brazilian midfielder, Willian.

Willian, 28, has scored 29 goals in 174 appearances for Chelsea, but a recent report by the Daily Express has suggested that the midfielder will be allowed to leave Stamford Bridge this summer, with Antonio Conte not seeing the Brazilian as part of his plans.

Chelsea's Willian scores their first goalChelsea's Willian scores against Hull City

So should Ronald Koeman consider a move for the midfielder? Willian would certainly offer goals and creativity to his Everton side, as well as offer an expert approach from a deal ball situation. A talented free-kick taker, Willian could offer that extra spark the Toffees need to force their way into the European picture.

However, the club will need to splash the cash if any deal is to be done, with the report suggesting that Manchester United are also interested in a move for the 28-year-old. 

Everton manager Ronald KoemanEverton manager Ronald Koeman

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