Why now is the perfect time for Everton to sell Idrissa Gueye

Idrissa Gueye of Everton on the ball during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Everton FC at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on May 12, 2019 in London, England.

The Everton midfielder is a reported transfer target for Paris Saint-Germain.

(EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Idrissa Gueye during the Everton training session at USM Finch Farm on April 4, 2019 in Halewood, England.

According to a report from French media outlet Le 10 Sport, Paris Saint-Germain are ready to return for Everton ace Idrissa Gueye with a €35 million (£31 million) bid this summer.

The Senegalese ace has been a great servant for the Toffees since moving to Goodison Park from Aston Villa in the summer of 2016, but for £31 million, now could be the right time to sell the midfielder.

Gueye will turn 30 in September, and his Everton contract expires in the summer of 2022, by which time his value would have drastically decreased.


£31 million is a decent amount of money, and Marco Silva could really use that kind of cash to strengthen other areas of his squad.

Everton are fairly well stocked in central midfield with Andre Gomes (if they can make the Portuguese star's loan move a permanent one), Tom Davies and Morgan Schneiderlin.

Gueye is an energetic midfielder who relies on his stamina to get around the pitch, but he will start to lose that ability quickly after turning 30.

(EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Lucas Digne (L) and Idrissa Gueye during the Everton Training Session at USM Finch Farm on May 1, 2019 in Halewood, England.

Everton won't want to lose a player like the 63-capped Senegal international, but for £31 million, it might be the prudent play to sell him this summer.

It might just be the best offer they will receive for the midfield ace.

(EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Idrissa Gueye during the Everton training session at USM Finch Farm on January 17, 2019 in Halewood, England.

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