Report: Everton, AS Monaco interested in Joao Mario

Joao Mario of FC Internazionale in action ball during the FC Internazionale training session at the club's training ground Suning Training Center in memory of Angelo Moratti on May 08,...

Former West Ham United loanee Joao Mario is reportedly on the radar of Everton.

Joao Mario of FC Internazionale in action during the Serie A match between FC Internazionale and Juventus at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on April 27, 2019 in Milan, Italy.

Everton and AS Monaco are interested in signing Joao Mario from Inter Milan in the summer transfer window, according to Tuttomercatoweb.com.

It has been reported that Inter value the 26-year-old midfielder at €16 million (£13.81m), and that Everton and Monaco have carried out a survey.

 

West Ham United spell

Mario knows the Premier League well, having had a spell at West Ham United on loan from Italian club Inter during the second half of last season.

According to WhoScored, the Portugal international made 12 starts and one substitute appearances in the Premier League for the Hammers, scoring two goals in the process.

The combative and talented midfielder played well during his time at the Hammers, but he was not too impressed with the fans in the Premier League in general and those at the London Stadium in particular.

Joao Mario of FC Internazionale competes for the ball with Moise Kean of Juventus  during the Serie A match between FC Internazionale and Juventus at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on April 27,...

Tuttomercatoweb.com quoted Mario as saying in March 2019 that fans in England are “too quiet” (click here to read more).

According to WhoScored, the Portugal international midfielder has made 12 starts and eight substitute appearances in Serie A for Inter this season, scoring one goal and providing two assists in the process.

Joao Mario of FC Internazionale in action ball during the FC Internazionale training session at the club's training ground Suning Training Center in memory of Angelo Moratti on May 08,...

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