Search

Everton plotting move for Spurs, Chelsea and Arsenal target

12:06 31 January 2013

Alvaro Negredo. Photo: Tony Marshall/EMPICS

Alvaro Negredo. Photo: Tony Marshall/EMPICS

EMPICS Sport

Transfer news: Spain international Alvaro Negredo, who has been linked with Tottenham, Arsenal and Chelsea, has now emerged as an Everton target.

Toffees boss David Moyes was last night keeping his cards close to his chest with the Sevilla striker thought to be a surprise candidate to replace Leroy Fer after a move collapsed last night.

Moyes had hoped to secure the signing of Fer before the kick-off of last night’s 2-1 win over West Brom but the deal disintegrated after they tried to renegotiate payment of the £8.6million deal with FC Twente when the player’s medical identified an issue with a knee problem.

While Moyes was downbeat about his chances of bringing anyone else in place of Fer, it is understood the Toffees are interested in Negredo.

The 27-year-old Spain international, who has been linked with Spurs this month and could be available on a cut-price deal from his financially struggling club, is a more advanced player than Fer so would not be a direct replacement.

Moyes said: “It is very late now so I don’t know if we will be doing anything.”

Related articles

0 comments

Latest Sport Stories

Yesterday, 12:45
West Ham United's Carl Jenkinson (right) and Crystal Palace's Yannick Bolasie (left) battle for the ball during the Barclays Premier League match at Upton Park,

Hammers defender Carl Jenkinson has not given up hope of a big finish to the season, despite Saturday’s dismal 3-1 defeat against Crystal Palace

Carl Jenkinson
Yesterday, 10:15
O's boss Fabio Liverani
 (pic: Simon O'Connor)

Italian delighted with win at Walsall

Ryan Hedges
Yesterday, 07:00
Sam Allardyce manager West Ham United   (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

Sam Allardyce has promised West Ham fans they will not see a performance as poor as Saturday’s 3-1 defeat to Crystal Palace again.

Sam Allardyce
Sunday, March 1, 2015

Our Hammers blogger thinks time may be running out for manager Sam Allardyce

Sam Allardyce

Most read sport

David Cameron will lay out his plans for helping to better protect children from sexual exploitation.

And it’s not the first time this has happened.

Sunderland have suspended Johnson pending the police investigation’s outcome.

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Newham Recorder e-edition today E-edition
Family Notices 24
Our trusted business finder