Though both West Ham United and Everton are due to embark on hugely exciting projects, there’s little doubts that both sets of punters have been shocked at reports from the Daily Mail.
Perhaps, this could be an indication on just how big the new lavish spending power available to Premier League teams going forward.
Both the Hammers and the Toffees have reportedly been offered Croatian playmaker Matteo Kovacic by Real Madrid.
One of the most highly rated prospects in Serie A during his time with Inter Milan, a move to the Spanish capital has not worked out for the 22-year old as hoped.
Unable to impose himself on first-team proceedings with Los Blancos, the Champions League winners are said to have offered his services to both clubs.
With Ronald Koeman now firmly installed as the club’s new boss, the Goodison Park outfit are due to undergo a huge period of investment under wealthy new owner Farhad Moshiri.
The Irons, meanwhile, are in the process of an ambitious recruitment policy ahead of their seismic stadium shift to the Olympic Stadium.
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