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Everton ‘target £10m move for Dalot’ as Ancelotti seeks long-term replacement for Coleman’

Everton boss Carlo Ancelotti has turned his attention to Diogo Dalot in a bid to bolster his defensive options.

The Portugal Under-21 full-back is out of favour and could be one of the players offloaded to raise funds for Manchester United’s recruit drive this summer.

Ancelotti could make a £10million move for Dalot, 21 as he seeks a long-term replacement for Seamus Coleman, according to the Daily Mirror.

His versatility also appeals as he could cover for Lucas Digne at left-back, as well as play in midfield or as a wing-back.

Dalot missed United’s 2-1 win over LASK in the Europa League on Wednesday, and may now have played his last game for the club.

Barcelona are also reportedly ready to launch a bid for Dalot. 

The Catalans were keen to sign Dalot back in 2018 when he was on the books at Porto but were outbid by United, who paid £19 million to secure his signature.

But his time at Old Trafford hasn’t gone according to plan, with Dalot making just 11 appearances in all competitions this season.  

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