Report: Everton and West Ham looking to bring former Spurs star back to Premier League

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According to reports from Italy, former Tottenham striker Fernando Llorente could be set to return to the Premier League this summer with both Everton and West Ham interested in his signature.

Llorente scored some important goals for Spurs in the Premier League and Champions League when he served as Harry Kane’s main understudy for two years after joining from Swansea in 2017.

The Spaniard left the North Londoners last summer after his contract with the club expired made the move to Italian outfit Napoli.

After a promising start to life at the San Paolo Stadium, the experienced striker saw his opportunities become extremely limited after the arrival of Genaro Gattuso.

Area Napoli has now relayed comments from RAI journalist Ciro Venerato who claims that Llorente could be set for a swift return to England after just a season at Naples.

He reveals that Carlo Ancelotti, the man who brought the striker to Napoli is keen to be re-united with him at Goodison Park ahead of next season.

He also goes on to add that West Ham are also following the former Tottenham man’s situation closely and could make an offer for him.

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It is quite unbelievable to think that we have still not replaced Llorente, more than 12 months after we knew that he was going to leave. Had the Spaniard stayed, I suspect that Jose might have got more out of him than Pochettino did since we are now more willing to play direct. Failing to sign a back up to Harry Kane last summer ended up costing us severely last season and it is a mistake we cannot afford to repeat ahead of the new campaign.

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