Everton has completed the signing of Brazilian midfielder, Allan from Napoli for a contract that will last for three years. The contract was said to be worth £22m ($30m). The contract will keep Allan in the club till 2023, after spending five years in Napoli.
The 29 years old midfielder expressed his happiness after his move to Everton on the club’s website. He also praised Carlo Ancelotti for convincing him to join the club.
Allan Comment after signing for Everton
“It is a real pleasure to sign for Everton, I am really happy to be here, Allan told EvertonTV. I hope as I have done in my career, I contribute with my teammates and that I put in some great matches, great performances, and win important trophies.
“It’s a club that has a rich history in the premier league, it also has ambition and then a professor Ancelotti. He has done everything possible to bring me to the club.
“It is the size of the club and the name of the coach which means you don’t have to think twice about coming to Everton.
When Allan was asked what he will bring to the club he said. A strong part of my game is marking and the desire to go in to win absolutely every ball. “I believe with my desires, I can put in really good performances to win the fans over and I also hope to win things. “There will be a lot of dedication from me, a lot.
“I received a lot of messages from Everton’s fans and it made me happy and confident in the work I can do here.
Allan started his career at Vasco da Gama in his home country before moving to Udinese in the Serie A in 2012. After that, he went on to play for Napoli and made 200 appearances. He succeeded in winning the Coppa Italia last season for Napoli. Allan also featured in the brazil’s team that won the Copa America in 2019.