Everton have reportedly tabled a £5m bid for Tottenham Hotspur centre-back Federico Fazio.
The Toffees are already expected to sign River Plate defender Ramiro Funes Mori but feel that further reinforcements are needed because John Stones is likely to join Chelsea.
The England defender has been the subject of three failed offer from the Premier League champions and lodged a transfer request yesterday in an attempt to force through a move to Stamford Bridge.
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Fazio only joined Spurs last summer from Sevilla but seems to be available following the arrivals of Toby Alderweireld and Kevin Wimmer to White Hart Lane this summer.
He underwent a medical with West Bromwich Albion last week before the move fell through over personal terms, and Everton are now targeting the Argentine, according to the Daily Mail.
The same source understands that the 28-year-old, who made 20 Premier League starts last season, would apparently be more willing to join the Toffees than he was the Baggies.
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