Everton might be on the verge of securing themselves a real bargain for Stefano Sturaro

Neymar #11 of Barcelona is tripped by Stefano Sturaro #27 of Juventus in the first half during the International Champions Cup 2017  on July 22, 2017 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford,...

Everton have been linked with a move for the Juventus star.

Marco Silva, Manager of Watford looks on prior to the Premier League match between Everton and Watford at Goodison Park on November 5, 2017 in Liverpool, England.

New Everton boss Marco Silva has a lot of work to do at Goodison Park this summer, if he is to build a squad who are capable of making vast improvements upon last season's underwhelming campaign.

One particular area where the Portuguese will want to strengthen is his central midfield department, with Morgan Schneiderlin's future on Merseyside growing increasingly more uncertain with every day that passes, and a lack of any real nouse and guile in the middle of the park.

Italian media outlet Tuttosport reported today that Everton are lining up a move for Juventus ace Stefano Sturaro, and the Italian would be an excellent signing for the Toffees.

Gianluigi Buffon (L) and Stefano Sturaro of Juventus FC celebrate with the trophy after the beating FC Crotone 3-0 to win the Serie A Championships at the end of the Serie A match between...

Tuttosport claims that the Turin giants could be prepared to sell the Italy international for just €20 million (£17.5 million) and in today's day and age, that would represent fantastic value for the Merseyside outfit.

Considering some of the money that Everton have spent recently on the likes of Morgan Schneiderlin and Davy Klaassen, Sturaro for just over £17 million would surely prove to be a real coup.

The Italian is a classy operator, and possesses technical ability. He has a wonderful range of passing and has a keen eye for a killer pass - all qualities that enable him to dictate the tempo of the game from the middle of the park.

Juventus' midfielder from Italy Stefano Sturaro (L) fights for the ball with Tottenham Hotspur's Argentinian midfielder Erik Lamela during the UEFA Champions League round of sixteen first...

Sturaro is a really top class player, and at the age of just 25, he will surely only get better.

If Silva does manage to bring him to Goodison this summer, it could turn out to be a signing of real significance for Everton.

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