Allan

Squad No. 6
Date of Birth January 8, 1991
Age 30
Height 175cm
Team
Position Midfielder
Birthplace Rio de Janeiro
Previous Clubs SSC Napoli

Allan Marques Loureiro (born 8 January 1991), commonly known as Allan Marques, or simply Allan , is a Brazilian footballer who plays as a central midfielder for Premier League club Everton and the Brazil national team.

After starting out in the Madureira youth system in his home country, he joined Uruguayan club Deportivo Maldonado, but later returned to Brazil and made his professional debut with Vasco da Gama in 2009. Allan joined Italian club Udinese in 2012, and subsequently moved to fellow Serie A side Napoli in 2015.

At international level, he was a part of the Brazil under-20 side that won the 2011 FIFA U-20 World Cup, and later made his senior debut for Brazil in 2018; he was a member of the team that won the 2019 Copa América on home soil.

On 5 September 2020, English club Everton signed Allan for around £21.7m on a three-year deal, to be reunited with former Napoli manager Carlo Ancelotti. He made his debut the following week in a 1–0 win away to Tottenham Hotspur.

Allan suffered an injury to his hamstring on 16 December during an away game against Leicester City, he was replaced in the 41st minute by Andre Gomes; Everton won the game 0–2. Allan was ruled out for the remainder of Everton’s games in 2020. He returned to the starting eleven on 1st March against Southampton playing the full 90 minutes, Everton won the game 1-0.