The 12-cap Ecuador international, who plies his trade in his homeland with Emelec, has been making waves on the other side of the Atlantic Ocean of late, netting a staggering 60 goals in his last 96 appearances.
Although the quality of some domestic divisions in South America is questionable, reports claim Everton’s interest has been piqued by the 25-year-old, with a move being considered.
The Toffees have been very quiet in January so far, with Shani Tarashaj their only signings, and the Swiss star has been shipped back to Grasshopper Zurich for the remainder of the season.
A move for Bolanos could ease Roberto Martinez’s growing problems at Goodison Park, with Everton having been knocked out of the League Cup and struggled in Premier League action of late.
They may be buoyed by the impacts of Ecuadorian stars in England in recent seasons, with Antonio Valencia, Enner Valencia and Jefferson Montero having all performed well.