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Everton could form a perfect duo in Potter and Bissouma

Every now and then, a duo comes along that causes your mouth to water. Your palms will begin to sweat and the hairs will stand up on the back of your neck.

In terms of Everton, you can cast your minds back to the days of David Moyes and Tim Cahill or as recently to Dominic Calvert-Lewin and Carlo Ancelotti.

Those pairings were scintillating but we could well see the return of Moyes in the near future.

Toffees chairman Bill Kenwright wants him to succeed Ancelotti at Goodison Park but they have other irons in the fire.

One manager who’s been touted with the vacancy is Brighton boss Graham Potter.

The 46-year-old is still an inexperienced coach but has made a name for himself in an eye-catching fashion.

He steered Ostersund from the fourth tier of Swedish football all the way to the top-flight and then into European football.

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A move to the Championship followed as he joined Swansea before cutting his cloth in the Premier League with the Seagulls.

Heading to a bigger club would be just deserts for his impressive methods but like Moyes and Cahill all those years ago, he could help to forge another terrifying duo in Merseyside.

That’s because Everton have been linked to one of Potter’s stand out players at the Amex; Yves Bissouma.

They reportedly made an enquiry to sign the £40m midfielder last month and are one of a number of clubs interested in securing his services.

Bissouma has come on leaps and bounds under the current Brighton manager, featuring for him on 62 occasions.

Potter has been vital in taking the 24-year-old’s game to the next level, quickly establishing himself as one of the most menacing midfielder’s in the Premier League.

Compared to Yaya Toure, only Luke Ayling (108) won more tackles in England’s top-flight than Bissouma (104) this season.

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He prevailed in 2.9 challenges per match and produced 1.5 dribbles per game, displaying a frightening set of qualities that have bullied fellow midfielder’s all season long.

Described as “exceptional” by Gary Linekar, Bissouma has all the qualities to thrive in the middle of the park for Everton.

He can carry the ball, read the play and break up attacks on command. Adding him and Potter to the Everton ranks would be nothing short of a masterstroke from Farhad Moshiri and Marcel Brands.

AND in other news, Worse than Nuno: Moshiri risks more mediocrity if Everton hire “stubborn” 47 y/o boss…

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