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Everton are close to agreeing deal to re-sign midfielder Idrissa Gueye

Everton are close to agreeing a deal to bring Idrissa Gueye back to Goodison Park on a short-term deal… but Toffees will NOT be pursuing a move for Chelsea outcast Michy Batshuayi

  • Everton are close to agreeing a deal with PSG for midfielder Idrissa Gana Gueye
  • The 32-year-old joined the Parisians from the Toffees in the summer of 2019
  • Senegal international has fallen down the pecking order at the Parc des Princes
  • The Toffees are not set to sign Chelsea striker Michy Batshuayi this summer 

Everton are close to agreement on a deal for Paris St Germain midfielder Idrissa Gana Gueye pending a medical.

The 32-year-old is up for sale after being deemed surplus to requirements by new PSG boss Christophe Galtier. 

The Parisians have already signed midfielder Vitinha from Porto this summer, further pushing Gueye down the pecking order at the Parc des Princes. 

Everton close to agreement on a deal for Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Idrissa Gana Gueye

The 32-year-old joined the Parisians from Everton in the summer of 2019

Toffees manager Frank Lampard is eyeing a short-term deal for the Senegal international to bolster his midfield options.

Gueye swapped Everton for the French capital in the summer of 2019 after becoming a fan favourite at Goodison Park.

The midfielder made over 100 appearances for the Toffees between 2016 and 2019.

The Senegal international made over 100 appearances for the Toffees between 2016 and 2019

Lampard is keen to avoid another relegation battle this season and has already made some shred additions this summer.

Dwight McNeil, James Tarkowski and Ruben Vinagre have all joined the Toffees, while a swoop for Gueye would offer some stability in midfield.

However, Everton’s survival bid has been significantly weakened after the £50million departure of forward Richarlison to Tottenham.

The Toffees are not pursuing a move for Chelsea striker Michy Batshuayi this summer

Yet despite recent claims, Everton are not pursuing a move for Chelsea striker Michy Batshuayi.

The striker has just one year left on his contract at Stamford Bridge and is keen to play regular first team football.

But the Toffees have opted against pursuing the Belgian international this summer. 




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