Everton are targeting two players that Sam Allardyce believed let him down as Leeds United were relegated.
Following a disappointing 3-1 defeat to West Ham last month, the former Whites boss criticised the impact of Wilfried Gnonto and Crysencio Summerville after they were brought on.
A win for Leeds could have taken them out of the Premier League’s bottom three heading into the final day of the season, however they were unable to impress and were left two points adrift.
Gnonto was brought onto replace Patrick Bamford in the first half before Jack Harrison paved the way for Summerville on the hour mark.
“The impact of the substitutes wasn’t what I expected, none of them made a difference when we needed them,” Allardyce said.
“The challenge is to try to beat Tottenham and deliver a performance. We’ll give ourselves a chance if we win and then see what happens. Our only hope is to win that game.”
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Leeds failed to secure safety on the last day of the season and were relegated down to the Championship, however Gnonto and Summerville may both make a quick return to the top flight.
Everton are interested in signing the attacking duo, according to the Daily Mail.
It looks increasingly likely that they will both leave Elland Road this summer, though the Toffees face competition from some of Europe’s top clubs for their signature.
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While Everton have been linked with the pair, it seems unlikely that they would bring both of them to Goodison Park.
The two attackers have a similar amount of goal contributions and experience under their belt, however it is the Italian teenager that has really stood out.
Gnonto is two years younger than his teammate and also looks to have a lot more potential as he continues to be linked with the likes of Juventus and Inter Milan.
The 19-year-old seems a more exciting signing for Everton, though he will definitely be harder to lure to Merseyside.