Everton have reportedly agreed to sign Nigerian striker Henry Onyekuru from Belgian club KAS Eupen. The teenage striker was the top scorer in Belgium’s top-flight last season, scoring 22 times, and had been attracting interest from Arsenal and many others with a release clause of just $8.6 million. It has also been suggested that Onyekuru will be loaned out to Anderlecht next season as he continues his development, plus he is yet to be granted a UK work permit.
A report in Italy states that Manchester United are interested in signing AS Roma’s midfielder Radja Nainggolan. Gazzetta dello Sport claim that United will offer $51 million for the Belgian international as Jose Mourinho looks to totally overhaul his midfield. Mourinho is reportedly close to closing a deal for Chelsea’s Serbian midfielder Nemanja Matic and adding Nainggolan means there would be plenty of extra bite in the Red Devils midfield next season, especially with Marouane Fellaini and Ander Herrera around too.
If a report from Italy’s Calciomercato is to be believed, Everton’s move for M’Baye Niang is only on hold because the player is holding out hope for a “bigger” club to add his services. According to the report, AC Milan are happy to sell the 22-year-old attacker, whom they believe they have given more than enough chances to prove himself. Milan and the Toffees have agreed to a €15 million (£13.2 million, $16.8 million) deal for the Frenchman, but Niang is not yet willing to sign on with the club. The report suggests that Niang is most interested in attracting Arsenal’s attention, though it seems other clubs might strike his fancy as well. It remains unclear how long the Toffees will be willing