The Toffees boss showed they’re in talks with Arsenal over a £20m transfer for the England ahead forward of nowadays’s conflict with Tottenham at Wembley. But they face stiff pageant from Walcott’s former membership Southampton.
“If that is possible to get over the line I’d be delighted,” mentioned Allardyce. “When a participant like that turns into to be had you are saying the place does he have compatibility into your plans and he offers us steadiness within the squad.
“The total long run of the membership is why I’m right here since the long run seems to be just right. I’ve to steadiness that growth off the sphere with growth on it.
“He is the best age with the best enjoy to make an have an effect on on Everton Football Club. At 28 he’s in high age for a participant in nowadays’s Premier League global as a result of the entire enjoy and information he has won, he will have to be on the height of his occupation.
“We have were given a possibility to signal him. It is truthful to say everyone knows who we’re competing with.”
Mason Holgate will probably be within the squad in spite of a turbulent few days for the younger defender.
Holgate, 21, claimed he was once racially abused by Liverpool famous person Roberto Firmino within the Merseyside derby 8 days in the past and the FA are investigating. But he’s additionally below investigation for homophobic tweets in 2012 and 2013.
Allardyce mentioned: “There’s not anything flawed with Mason’s need or dedication to cross at the box and end up what he’s as a tender central defender on this nation.
“In phrases of when it came about years in the past, he’s totally mindful and doesn’t want to be reminded of the placement as a result of they already know.
“We undergo assembly after assembly, all spaces, in the course of the FA, in the course of the PFA on what to do and what now not to do.
“This is a historic tweet from years in the past so he doesn’t want any reminding as a result of the entire gamers have already been made mindful for greater than this 12 months.
“It’s now not in my palms regardless of the state of affairs is now, however we can to find out if and when what the plan of action is.”
Davy Klaasen and Sandro Ramirez may well be bought this month in spite of most effective arriving final summer time below former boss Ronald Koeman.