The Rumour Mill
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Speculation linking Everton with a move for Bertrand Traoré increased again today with a report in France saying the club will be stepping up its efforts to sign the former Chelsea forward.
Ellis Simms has been told he will be part of the Everton squad that will play Kariobangi Sharks in Nairobi in a fortnight's time, an indication that he could get his chance in the first team this coming season.
Everton have increased their bid for Thiago Mendes as speculation persists that Paris Saint-Germain will be back this summer for Idrissa Gueye.
Everton are reportedly leading the race to sign Brazilian winger David Neres.
André Gomes is close to securing a permanent switch to Everton according to reports while it is also claimed that the Blues want to sign his team-mate Jasper Cillessen.
Everton have reportedly made contact with Juventus about striker Moise Kean, perhaps with a view to taking him on loan for the season.
Everton's hopes of signing Santiago Sosa from River Plate have been dealt a blow amid reports he has been denied a work permit.
Everton are reportedly willing to trigger the release clause of San Lorenzo striker Adolfo Gaich who impressed at the U20 World Cup this month.
André Gomes has reportedly indicated that he is not keen on a move to West Ham United, preferring to make his Everton loan permanent this summer.
Matthew Pennington's next loan assignment could be at Stoke according to a report.
Everton have agreed a £13.5m deal with River Plate to sign Santiago Sosa subject to a work permit according to fresh reports in Argentina.
Everton have reportedly had a bid for winger Cengiz Under rejected by AS Roma.
Adrien Rabiot is said by a report in France to be in "active talks" with Everton and Manchester United
Everton have opened negotiations with Barcelona over the permanent acquisition of André Gomes.
Everton have opened formal negotiations with Lyon regarding winger Bertrand Traore according to L'Equipe.
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