Everton fans in the Transfer Tavern have still been given no indication of a standout target for the vacant managerial position.
Still, they have been boosted as news has broken from Sport that the Toffees are tracking Rubin Kazan youngster, Mauricio Lemos.
The 20-year-old had been loaned out by the Russian side for the entirety of the 2015/16 season to La Liga outfit, Las Palmas.
Despite only making 10 appearances for the yellows, Barcelona have been keeping a close eye on Lemos all year but saw an initial bid of £4m rejected.
And it looks like Everton may just pip the Catalan giants to the centre-back’s signature as Farhad Moshiri looks to be winding up a deal believed to be in the region of £10m.
Centre-back interest at Goodison comes with the increasing uncertainty around John Stones’ future with the club who has attracted interest from big hitters Manchester City and Chelsea.
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