Everton signing Divock Origi from Liverpool in January would be a mistake

Divock Origi of Liverpool in action during the Pre Season Friendly match between Liverpool and Athletic Club at Aviva Stadium on August 5, 2017 in Dublin, Ireland.

Liverpool forward Divock Origi is said to be wanted by Everton boss Marco Silva.

Divock Origi of Liverpool reacts during the Pre Season Friendly match between Liverpool and Athletic Club at Aviva Stadium on August 5, 2017 in Dublin, Ireland.

According to Aksam, Everton want Liverpool striker Divock Origi in the January transfer window.

The Toffees are said to be keen on Origi, as they seek a striker to lead their line.

If Everton are to break into the top six, it seems likely that they will need a new centre forward to carry the goalscoring responsibility for them.

 

Everton already have Cenk Tosun who can play up-front, but the Turkish striker hasn’t been prolific this term.

Richarlison has been picked in a more central role recently, but he appears more effective from the wing.

But Origi would not be the answer to Everton’s problems, as his own form has been poor of late.

(THE SUN OUT, THE SUN ON SUNDAY OUT)  Divock Origi of Liverpool during a training session at Ville dEvian on August 1, 2018 in Evian-les-Bains, France.

Origi scored just six goals in Germany over the whole of last campaign, and Everton would be showing signs of desperation if they turned to him.

Marco Silva may want a new number nine, but the Toffees should wait around until a better option becomes available, before they actually bring a new forward in.

Divock Origi of Liverpool controls the ball during the Pre-Season Friendly match between Tranmere Rovers and Liverpool at Prenton Park on July 11, 2018 in Birkenhead, England.

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