Fabian Delph would be a smart purchase for Everton

21st April 2019, Goodison Park, Liverpool, England; EPL Premier League Football, Everton versus Manchester United; Everton manager Marco Silva before the game

Everton could be adding more legs to their midfield as they are reportedly keen on Manchester City's Fabian Delph.

Fabian Delph of England controls the ball during the UEFA Nations League Third Place Playoff match between Switzerland and England at Estadio D. Afonso Henriques on June 9, 2019 in...

Everton are pushing for European football ahead of the new campaign, and in order to that they need serious amounts of quality in their starting XI and squad depth to be able to match it. 

The Sun recently claimed that Everton are interested in signing Manchester City midfielder Fabian Delph this summer, with the 29-year-old keen to get his career back on track.

Whilst Delph has played a part in City's utter dominance under Pep Guardiola in recent years, he hasn't been a regular and his recent England outings proved that he needs to be playing regularly. 


Delph's age, 29, may put off some parties, but on the face of it all, Everton could be making the smartest move of the summer because of what Delph could provide to the starting XI, from the bench and off the pitch. 

He has vasts amounts of experience having won numerous trophies at City, and played for big clubs in the Premier League such as Aston Villa.

Added with that, he has been a regular member of Gareth Southgate's England squad in recent years, so he understands the pressures and how to perform under them. 

Fabian Delph of England and Edimilson Fernandes of Switzerland battle for the ball during the UEFA Nations League Third Place Playoff match between Switzerland and England at Estadio D....

Not only that, for a player like Tom Davies, someone like Delph would help him take his game to the next level, which would bode well for Everton in the long run.

Delph has the capabilities of playing in a possession-based system. Added with that, he can also add that bite from a defensive standpoint, only Idrissa Gueye is doing that on a regular basis, at this moment in time. 

Everton want European football and a player like Delph can provide that reliability within the squad that can help Marco Silva earn those extra points during the tough periods, which they didn't do last term. 

16th March 2019, Liberty Stadium, Swansea, Wales; FA Cup football quarter final, Swansea City versus Manchester City; Connor Roberts of Swansea City is fouled by Fabian Delph of Manchester...

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