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Everton join chase for winger Cafu


The Blues are reportedly in the running for Jonathan Cafu who is also wanted by Leicester City and West Ham.

(Sport Witness)

Everton bid for Ivorian star knocked back by Atalanta


Atalanta have turned down an offer of between €17m and €18m from the Blues for Franck Kessié according to Sky Italia's Gianluca DiMarzio.

(Sky Italy via The Guardian )

Lyon make inquiry for Depay


Assuming they are still interested in the Dutch winger, Everton face fresh competition for Memphis Depay from Olympique Lyonnais.

Vague Sigurdsson links resurface


Everton are mentioned among the likes of Roma, Inter and Leicester as being "keen" on signing Gylfi Sigurdsson who remains the standout player in a struggling Swansea City team.

Barkley a target for Roma?


The Italian Serie A contenders have "sent representatives" to discuss a potential bid for the Wavertree-born midfielder according to La Repubblica.

Everton lodge offer for Algerian striker


Having been mentioned in the Belgian media as potential suitors for Standard Liege's Ishak Belfodil late last this week, Sky Sports are now claiming from their sources that an £8.5m bid has been made.


Rennes rebuffed in approach for Henen


A report in France claims that Everton have knocked back an offer for the young Belgian forward from the Ligue 1 side.

(Le Telegramme via GFN)

Everton to bid for Roma's Kostas Manolas?


Sky Sports Italia have linked Roma's Kostas Manolas with a move to Everton.

(Football Italia)

Everton readying increased bid for Schneiderlin


Having identified the former Southampton midfielder as one of his top targets for the January transfer window, Ronald Koeman is hopeful that a bid closer to the £24m Manchester United paid for Morgan Schneiderlin will land the player.

(The Guardian)

More talk of Henen returning to France


David Henen is being linked with a move to Ligue 1 again, with Marseille the reported suitors hoping to take the Belgian striker back to the Riviera.


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