Everton transfer news and rumours

The latest players linked with a move to Everton…
Branislav Ivanovic – The former Chelsea defender has revealed he will “probably” link up with former Blues boss Carlo Ancelotti at Everton (The Sun, August 5)Zeki Celik – Tottenham face competition from Everton for Lille right-back Celik as they consider offloading Serge Aurier (The Times, August 4)

Colin Dagba – Everton have joined the race to sign PSG defender Dagba, but do not want to meet his £26m asking price (Le10Sport, August 3).

Josh King – Everton intend to try their luck with a £15m bid for the Bournemouth forward (The Sun On Sunday, August 2).David Brooks – Relegated Bournemouth plan to do everything possible to keep the midfielder – amid growing interest from Tottenham, Everton and West Ham (Daily Star Sunday, August 2).

Gabriel Magalhaes – Lille defender Gabriel will make a decision on his future next week with Everton and Napoli looking to sign the 23-year-old.The Brazilian is expected to leave the Ligue 1 side following the curtailment of the 2019/20 campaign and Everton and Napoli are favourites to sign him despite an offer from another club in Italy and a bid from Spain.

Everton are looking to strengthen their central defensive positions and have made a bid for Magalhães (Sky Sports, June 29).

Kim Min-jae – Everton are interested in the £13.5m-rated South Korea defender, who currently plies his trade at Chinese Super League club Beijing Guoan (Guardian, June 19).Thiago Silva – PSG and Brazil legend Silva has received a contract offer from Everton as he prepares to depart the French capital (Daily Express, June 16).

Memphis Depay – Everton are contemplating whether to make an approach for Lyon forward Depay (Calciomercato, June 16).

Diego Godin – Everton have joined the race to sign Inter Milan centre-back Godin this summer (Calciomercato, June 5).

Christian Luyindama – Everton manager Carlo Ancelotti is determined to sign Luyindama from Galatasaray. The DR Congo centre-back would cost around £13.5m (Africa Top Sports, June 1).

Adam Marusic – Everton will compete with Paris Saint-Germain to sign Lazio defender Marusic. The Montenegro right-back could be available for a fee in the region of £12.5m (L’Equipe, June 1).The latest players linked with an Everton exit…
Korede Adedoyin – Birmingham have set their sights on young Everton winger Adedoyin, who spent last season on loan at Hamilton Academical (Birmingham Live, August 3).

Moise Kean – Carlo Ancelotti is prepared to give Kean a fresh start after speaking to the striker over his breach of discipline (Daily Mail, July 1).

Schneiderlin leaves Everton for Nice
Napoli are reportedly set to hand Kean an escape route from his Everton nightmare despite the recent controversy surrounding the £27m striker.

Everton have expressed an interest in Napoli’s Hirving Lozano, and both he and Kean are represented by super-agent Mino Raiola, which may assist with negotiations (Corriere dello Sport, April 28)

Yannick Bolasie – The winger’s loan at Sporting Lisbon has come to an end, and the Portuguese club have not taken up the option to sign him for £4m meaning he will return to Everton at the end of the season.

Sandro Ramirez – Real Valladolid sporting director Miguel Angel Gomez has refused to rule out a permanent move for Everton loanee Ramirez.

Gomez told Radio Marca Valladolid: “Sandro has a contract with Everton, and we have to find a way around that.

“(We have to know) if he is comfortable here or not and wants to go on, then we can look at the characteristics of that operation and whether or not we can accept them.”

Ramirez, who has signed a short-term extension at Valladolid to finish the season, would need to take a wage cut and Everton would need to help “facilitate” the move (Sport Witness, April 30)

Jonjoe Kenny – Schalke say they want to extend the loan of Kenny for another season – as they can’t afford to buy the Everton defender.

Schalke boss David Wagner told Sky Sports: “He has done great for us since we signed him on loan. He’s a regular starter, he’s scored and given assists and he’s a great bloke as well.

“He’s highly respected in the dressing room and from our supporters. It looks like we won’t have the financial power to buy him and if Everton like to sell him then we are more or less chanceless.”We are very keen to keep him at our club, and if there is a chance to extend the loan then obviously we’d like to speak.

“But with all the clubs it’s difficult to have conversations because nobody knows how much money we’ll have next season and in the summer and this makes it difficult to negotiate anything at the moment.” (Sky Sports, April 21)

Jordan Pickford – Chelsea have intensified their interest in signing Everton goalkeeper Pickford, according to reports in Italy. Pickford will cost over €50m (£43.5m), and Chelsea have initiated contact with his agent (TuttoMercatoWeb, April 20)

Jonas Lossl – Huddersfield Town chief exec Mark Devlin has acknowledged Everton loanee Lossl is unlikely to stay into next season, not least because he has taken a significant pay cut to re-join the Terriers and push for a place at Euro 2020, which has now been delayed until next year. (Huddersfield Examiner, March 24)

Theo Walcott – The winger will be up for grabs this summer after failing to convince the Everton manager Carlo Ancelotti. Walcott has 15 months left on his current contract (The Mirror, March 29)

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