If PSG really want Idrissa Gueye, Everton must ask for Christopher Nkunku in return

Christopher Nkunku of PSG during the French Cup (Coupe de France) match between GSI Pontivy and Paris Saint Germain (PSG) at Stade du Moustoir on January 6, 2019 in Lorient, France.

The Paris Saint-Germain midfielder has been linked with a move to Newcastle United, but he would be an excellent addition for Everton.

Marco Silva the head coach

Everton boss Marco Silva has somewhat of a conundrum this summer with regards to what he does with Idrissa Gueye.

The 29-year-old has been linked with a move to Paris Saint-Germain, according to the Daily Mail, with the French giants allegedly prepared to pay £30 million for the midfielder.

The Daily Mail also suggest that the Toffees are not prepared to sell the 56-capped Senegal international this month, however.

 

Gueye would surely be tempted into joining PSG, and that might create a problem for Silva, as there will be little point in keeping a player who does not want to stay at Everton.

With his in mind, the Portuguese should consider sanctioning the midfielder's move to the French capital this month, on the one condition that they send Christopher Nkunku in the opposite direction.

Newcastle are reportedly keen on signing the 21-year-old, according to The Daily Mail (print edition, page 85, Friday, January 11, 2019), but the Merseyside outfit would surely be more of an attractive prospect for the young midfield ace.

Christopher Nkunku of PSG during the French Cup (Coupe de France) match between GSI Pontivy and Paris Saint Germain (PSG) at Stade du Moustoir on January 6, 2019 in Lorient, France.

The France under-21 international is a wonderfully dynamic player, and his energy and youthful vigour is exactly what Everton currently lack in the middle of the park.

Nkunku's playing style makes him the ideal central midfield partner for the more technically gifted Andre Gomes, and the fact that he is eight years younger than Gueye really should tempt Everton into doing business.

Christopher Nkunku of PSG during the french League Cup (Coupe de la Ligue) at Stade de la Source on December 18, 2018 in Orleans, France.

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