Serie A side Roma are hopeful that Everton will turn goalkeeper Robin Olsen’s loan move into a permanent one.
The Swedish goalkeeper joined the Blues on a season-long loan deal in the summer, with Carlo Ancelotti adding him to his squad to provide competition for Jordan Pickford.
That is what the 31-year-old has provided, largely playing back up to the England number for most of the season but impressing when called upon, with Everton unbeaten in three of his four Premier League appearances this season.
His deal at Goodison Park expires at the summer and, while it does not include an option, there is a growing sense that Everton will move to make it permanent.
That is something Roma would certainly like, with Il Romanista covering the situation today and stating that the Serie A side are looking at goalkeepers for next season.
They’re playing on getting rid of the ones they currently have, and it’s stated that with Olsen, ‘Everton will hopefully sign’ him in June.
There’s no mention of a price or any contacts between the clubs in this regard as yet, but Olsen has also stated he would like to stay in a recent interview.
“I’m improving more and more. I would like to stay , but it’s not up to me, I can just cross my fingers and see what the club will tell me,” he recently said.
Those words, according to Forza Roma, were ones that ‘taste like a definitive farewell to the Giallorossi club’.
All in all, it seems they are desperate to get rid and the hope is that Everton will provide them with such an option at some point in future. The key now is what sort of deal the two clubs can work out.