The Rumour Mill
Speculation, conjecture, whisperings, half-truths and outright nonsense. Disclaimer
Everton have made "tentative" enquiries about Chelsea's 21-year-old striker Patrick Bamford according to a report.
Everton's interest in Aaron Lennon would not necessarily end should the club get a deal for Gerard Deulofeu across the line this month.
Having been linked with a move for his older brother Andre Ayew before he signed for Swansea, Everton are reportedly after Jordan who currently plays for Lorient in France.
Everton have asked about the availability of Augsburg centre half Ragnar Klavan who harbours dreams of playing in the Premier League according to his agent.
Everton could make a move for German striker Lukas Podolski who is back in London after a loan spell in Italy but likely to be surplus to Arsene Wenger's requirements at Arsenal next season.
Everton could be ready to offer Ahmed Elmohamady a quick route back to the Premier League from newly-relegated Hull City if a tabloid report is true.
Manchester United are weighing up a move for John Stones according to a number of the Sunday rags which claim that Loius van Gaal has identified the defender as the man to bolster his defensive options.
Valencia could be willing to offload Alvaro Negredo just one season after taking him back to Spain from Manchester City and Everton are mentioned along with Arsenal and Liverpool as being interested.
Everton are being linked with a move for Marseille's Dimitri Payet as Roberto Martinez continues his bid to strengthen the Blues' midfield.
Reports in Italy claim that the Italian side are interested in Romelu Lukaku after his new agent, Mino Raiola, met with director Walter Sabatini.
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