Frank Lampard has already decided on his first two transfer targets for Everton, as he looks set to get the job to take over from Rafa Benitez.
Everton have been on the lookout for a new manager since sacking Benitez just under two weeks ago, following their Premier League loss to Norwich City, which was also the yardstick for Claudio Ranieri to lose his Watford job.
Former Ballon d'Or winner Fabio Cannavaro, as well as Wayne Rooney and Victor Pereira are amongst the names to have been interviewed, with Pereira's potential appointment causing an angry backlash from some fans.
However, it seems that Lampard is going to be the man to take the club on, and attempt to keep them out of the relegation zone, with talks on going.
Despite the fact the former Chelsea boss hasn't yet been confirmed as the new boss, the former midfielder has two players in mind to improve the area of the pitch he's an expert in.
Alli has had a tough few years with Spurs and hasn't been favoured by either Jose Mourinho or Antonio Conte, as his form has disappeared.
He has only started eight games this season in the Premier League and has been linked with a move away from the club this month.
Newcastle United seemed the most obvious location for him, as Eddie Howe's side were linked with both the former MK Dons youngster and Jesse Lingard.
However Everton could jump ahead of their relegation rivals, especially if Alli believes Lampard is the man to get the best out of him.
Van de Beek has been unable to find any more game time under Ralf Rangnick, despite the fact Manchester United's midfield has been regularly criticised.
The Dutchman is also wanted by Crystal Palace and, following Dennis Bergkamp's intervention, he has been expected to move to Selhurst Park.
Lampard also wants the midfielder in his plans and either way it could be a great chance for the former Ajax player to prove he can play in the Premier League.
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