EVERTON are ready to sell Dele Alli just six months after signing him from Tottenham.
The former England international, 26, joined the Toffees on a free transfer in January in a bid to revive his flagging career.
The deal could have cost up to £40million but was structured to depend significantly on performances.
But he only played 11 games in the second-half of last season, largely underwhelming.
And the Toffees are ready to cut their losses on the midfielder before any potential add-ons kick in.
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Dele is among several players that the Merseysiders are looking to move on this summer.
The cash-strapped club must cut costs while also trying to give Frank Lampard a squad that can avoid another relegation battle.
For Dele, though, he may be forced to find yet another new club in a desperate bid to reinvigorate his career.
The former Three Lions ace, one of the stars of the 2018 World Cup, has endured a nightmare pre-season so far.
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He even managed to miss an open goal from just three yards out during Everton’s humiliating 4-0 defeat against Minnesota United.
Dele had the goal at his mercy after the ball was rifled across the face of goal – beating all defenders and the goalkeeper.
But he got his feet in a right tangle and somehow skewed the ball wide of the mark.