Report: Everton want four summer signings; Ryan Jack on their wishlist

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Everton are expected to be active in the summer transfer window.

Everton are looking to sign a centre-back, a central midfielder and a striker in the summer transfer window, according to a report in the Daily Mail.

The Toffees are said to have already identified the areas in their squad which they feel need improving after what has been a disappointing campaign this term.

Roberto Martinez's side headed into the season with a lot of optimism, following a club record Premier League points haul in 2013/14, but they have struggled to find form and are now destined to finish in mid-table.

Martinez knows that he cannot afford a repeat finish next year and is reportedly intending to bring in four new players to renovate his ranks.

Everton feel that they have the core of a team capable of challenging for a Champions League spot, but they are looking to add more depth.

One of the players they are said to be targeting is Aberdeen midfielder Ryan Jack, who has impressed in the Scottish Premiership this season.

The 23-year-old has been a regular for the Dons, making 40 appearances, and Everton apparently think he could be a useful addition to their senior set-up, at an affordable price.

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