Everton have proposed to pay the £16.9million buyout clause for Lucas Perez but are wary that negotiations have not been straight forward. Arsenal have now stepped in with a rival offer for the Deportivo striker
Seamus Coleman, Aiden McGeady and James McCarthy have been called up by Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill for the coming international break.
EVERTON have emerged as the favourites to sign Mario Balotelli, according to the bookies.
Everton boss Ronald Koeman is keen to be reunited with Southampton right back Cuco Martina according to Sky sources.
Sunderland's David Moyes has confirmed that the club rejected an offer from Everton for Lamine Kone, and we're also being linked with Southampton Cuco Martina.
Stand in skipper Ross Barkley has taken manager Ronald Koeman's praise following the victory over Yeovil Town last night.
Ashley Williams has been called up by Wales manager Chris Coleman for the coming international break.
Striker Arouna Kone is hoping for a fresh start at Everton after battling through injury problems.