Goodison Park side chase in-form FC Twente attacker.
Everton chief David Moyes is on the trail of a THIRD Belgian – with exciting Twente star Nacer Chadli in his sights, writes the Sunday People.
Chadli is a close friend of Fellaini, who also has Moroccan roots – with the Twente star playing for his birth country before swapping allegiances.
But Moyes may only be able to move for Chadli if Fellaini is sold to Chelsea, or another admirer.
Twente are flying high in the Dutch league and their English boss Steve McClaren will want £7million for his prized asset.
SOURCE: Daily Mirror
Having seen just what Marouane Fellaini and new signing Kevin Mirallas are capable of you can hardly blame David Moyes for attempting to complete a hat-trick of Belgian international signings and perhaps the pull of lining up alongside two of his national team colleagues will help convince Nacer Chadli to quit the Eredivisie for Merseyside.
23 year old winger Chadli is into his third season at FC Twente and is in the best form of his career to date. He has helped Steve McClaren’s side to the top of the Eredivisie table and has netted five goals in the Europa League to boot.
Chadli is a regular in Marc Wilmotts Belgian national team set-up and is a player who could well make a fluid transition to life in the Premier League and £7m seems a fair price to pay for a player with as much potential as the FC Twente attacker.
Clearly if Moyes if forced into offloading Fellaini, or any other prized assets, by chairman Bill Kenwright then there will be even more scope to complete such a deal though perhaps the Scot will hope that the summer sale of Jack Rodwell could negate the need to sell before he buys.
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