Chelsea & Everton amongst clubs considering bid for Andrea Belotti
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A recent report stemming from Italy has credited both Chelsea and Everton with an interest in Torino and Italy striker, Andrea Belotti.
Andrea Belotti’s Torino stint
Belotti would join current club Torino in 2015 from fellow Italian outfit, Palermo.
Torino are understood to have paid around £7.5m to land the forward, a fee which looks to have been something of a bargain.
All told, in 220 outings across all competitions for Il Toro, Belotti has managed to find the net on 104 occasions, whilst also providing 25 assists.
And though Torino is a club are having a fairly disappointing 2020/21 campaign which looks likely to see them only just avoid relegation, Belotti has still been pretty impressive, netting 12 goals and providing six assists in 27 league ties so far this term.
Belotti has also netted 11 times in 32 outings for Italy since his debut in 2016.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND – DECEMBER 21: Carlo Ancelotti, Manager of Everton is seen in the stands prior to the Premier League match between Everton FC and Arsenal FC at Goodison Park on December 21, 2019 in Liverpool, United Kingdom. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)
Belotti linked with Premier League sides
Such a consistent goalscoring return is quite hard to come by. So, it shouldn’t be too surprising to see the 27-year-old linked with a number of clubs recently.
No potential transfer fee is mentioned regarding Belotti. However, come the summer, the Italian will have just one year left on his current Torino contract.
And according to Tuttosport, there has been no sign of optimism that his deal will be extended. This suggests that Torino will likely have to sell him for a cut-price fee in the summer, or risk losing him on a free next year.