Everton don’t need Samir Nasri

A general view of Gooodison Park before the Premier League match between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on September 16, 2018 in Liverpool, England.

Everton reportedly want to sign Samir Nasri.

Samir Nasri of Manchester City during the International Champions Cup 2017 match between Manchester United and Manchester City at NRG Stadium on July 20, 2017 in Houston, Texas.

According to The Daily Mail, Everton are interested in signing former Arsenal and Manchester City attacking midfielder Samir Nasri.

Nasri is a free agent at the moment and will be able to train with clubs from next month when his drugs bans expires.

It has been reported by The Daily Mail that Everton manager Marco Silva has discussed the possibility of signing the 31-year-old Frenchman on a free transfer.

 

Given Nasri’s obvious quality and his extensive experience in the Premier League, on paper the 31-year-old does look like an interesting prospect, but Everton do not need the former Antalyaspor man.

The attack is one department where Everton are well stocked in. Gylfi Sigurdsson is one of the best attacking midfielders in the Premier League, while Kieran Dowell is hugely promising and very talented.

Lionel Messi (R) of Barcelona competes for the ball with Samir Nasri of Sevilla during the La Liga match between FC Barcelona and Sevilla FC at Camp Nou Stadium on April 5, 2017 in...

Then there’s the likes of Richarlison, Bernard, Ademola Lookman and Theo Walcott, all of whom are attack-minded players.

Although Nasri on a free agent does appear quite tempting, the Frenchman would be a needless signing, especially as he will probably demand high wages.

Samir Nasri of Manchester City prior to the International Champions Cup 2017 match between Manchester City and Real Madrid at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on July 26, 2017 in Los Angeles,...

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