Everton remain big fans of Norwich City full-back Max Aarons
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Norwich City full-back Max Aarons and Dutch international Denzel Dumfries are Everton’s “main targets” in strengthening right-back.
Aarons has been routinely touted with the toffees for the past 12 months, but the 90 minutes -Football side claims he will remain in the sights of new Goodison boss Rafa Benitez and football director Marcel Brands.
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The England U21 international returned to pre-season training last week after a relatively quiet summer of speculation about his future with Norwich compared to 12 months ago, when some of the European elites, led by Barcelona, tried to test City’s determination.
City sporting director Stuart Webber announced that in the January window another firm request from Italian club Roma for the 21-year-old was rejected, which after the departure of Emi Buendia is now the best-selling capital of City.
90 minutes report an “open communication line” between the two clubs, but the Toffees would have to for a player who is still three years in his existing Carrow Road contract has to raise “more than 25 million pounds”.
The captain of PSV Eindhoven, Dumfries, was one of the Netherlands’ outstanding performers in an otherwise disappointing Euro2020 season. He scored two goals and provided an assist in four appearances.
90 minutes suggest talks have already been held with PSV in the expectation that he would be cheaper than any possible move for Aarons.
Aarons former clubmate Ben Godfrey sealed a club record move from Norfolk to Everton last summer. Godfrey was a revelation on Merseyside under former boss Carlo Ancelotti and was drafted into England’s training squad ahead of Euro2020.
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