Sunderland and Everton linked with move for Lazio midfielder

Adriano Boin Date:29th August 2013 at 6:44am
Written by:

Lazio midfielder Ederson has been linked with a move to Sunderland and Everton as the Biancocelesti look to raise funds in order to sign Galatasaray striker Burak Yilmaz.

The capital club are in talks to land the Turkish striker despite president Claudio Lotito denying those reports on Wednesday.

With the two clubs reportedly separated by €5 million, the Biancocelesti are reportedly looking to trim their playing squad in order to raise the necessary funds for Yilmaz. reports that the capital club could opt to sell Ederson as Premier League duo Sunderland and Everton are interested in the €5 million rated midfielder.

The 27-year-old has been Lazio since joining from Lyon in 2012, making 24 appearances and scoring three goals for the Biancocelesti in that time.

Follow Adriano Boin on Twitter: @Boin44