Everton Transfer Roundup: Pepe on radar, Costa wants PL return, Contract talks for Virginia

Wednesday’s Everton transfer roundup divulged information on the potential departure of a 28-year-old, news on the pursuit of an England international and Championship eyes on a midfielder. Today’s edition shares interest in a Ligue 1 star, a former Chelsea striker’s future and talks on a new contract for a young goalkeeper.

Everton after Pepe

According to The Telegraph, Everton have expressed an interest in Lille’s Nicolas Pepe. The Ivory Coast international, who scored 23 goals for the French outfit last season, would apparently cost a club-record fee of around €65m (£58.3m).

Costa open to Premier League return

Atletico Madrid striker Diego Costa is prepared to return to the Premier League according to the Sun. The Toffees have previously been linked with the 30-year-old who spent three-and-a-half years with Chelsea from 2014 to 2018.

New contract talks for Virginia

The Liverpool Echo is reporting that Everton are in talks with shot-stopper Joao Virginia in regards to a new contract. The 19-year-old Portuguese signed a three-year deal with the Goodison Park team after joining from Arsenal last year.

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