Club Brugge willing to sell Everton target Obbi Oulare to fund move for Middlesbrough loan star Jelle Vossen


Obbi Oulare has been linked to Everton, and Brugge want to sell him to sign the Middlesbrough man.

Everton were linked with a move for Oulare last month, as per the Sunderland Echo, and they have been handed a boost in the race for the young forward, as Brugge push to sell him this summer.

A report in Belgian media outlet HLN has claimed that Brugge will look to sell the 19-year-old, who has seven goals in 30 games this term, to fund a move for Jelle Vossen, who has spent the season on loan at Middlesbrough.

Vossen, who is contracted with Genk, is available for €4 million, and although Middlesbrough are keen on signing him on a permanent deal, Brugge also want to push through a transfer for the Belgian international forward.

However, they do not have the funds to complete a transfer, and are willing to sell Oulare for the right price, as they see Vossen as the better investment.

This means that Oulare, a Belgian youth international, is on the transfer market, allowing Everton to formalise their interest into a concrete offer should they so wish.

It is not stated as to what price Brugge are asking for Oulare, although as they need €4 million to sign Vossen, it is likely that they will be holding out for that valuation before agreeing a potential transfer.

Oulare is unlikely to turn down a chance to play in the Premier League, and Brugge’s desire to replace him with Vossen has given a transfer boost to Everton, whilst also hindering Middlesbrough’s plans to strengthen ahead of the new season.

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