Allardyce: No Regrets Sending Ademola Lookman On Loan
On the last day of the January transfer window, Everton manager Sam Allardyce loaned out striker Ademola Lookman to German club RB Leipzig.
In total, three players came in for Allardyce's squad over the course of January - while 11 players left the club either permanently or on loan.
The manager brought in Eliaquim Mangala from Manchester City, Theo Walcott from Arsenal, and Cenk Tosun from Besiktas to fortify the club while he cleared some others who are not in his plans.
Lookman happened to be one of those that was loaned out. Incidentally, on a day Arsenal were demolishing Everton 5-1 at the Emirates, the 20-year-old was scoring in Germany.
Lookman’s 89th minute goal on his debut for the side, was all RB Leipzig needed to beat Borussia Mönchengladbach in the Bundesliga.
But Big Sam is not feeling any guilt for letting the player go.
“I've got Yannick Bolasie who cost thirty million quid and Theo Walcott who cost twenty million quid and both have a lot more experience than Lookman, so no. If you had put him out there he wouldn't have done any better than the rest because the whole team played crap (against Arsenal).”
Everton’s next EPL clash is against Crystal Palace at Goodison Park, and a win for Big Sam will keep the pressure one step away.
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