Report: Everton plotting move to sign Ecuador international Miller Bolanos

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Everton are reportedly pursuing Emelec forward Miller Bolanos.

According to The Times, Everton are weighing up a move to sign Emelec goalscorer Miller Bolanos, with Roberto Martinez searching for new additions.

The Toffees have been underachieving in the Premier League this season, and currently find themselves sat in 12th place, with no win in their last five games.

Wednesday's Capital One Cup semi-final defeat to Manchester City has again piled the pressure on manager Martinez, and fans want answers after a poor campaign so far.

With just days left of the transfer window, Everton have only brought in Shani Tarashaj from Grasshopper Zurich, but have sent the youngster back to the Swiss club for the rest of the season.

Now, The Times report that Everton are considering a swoop for Emelec forward Miller Bolanos, who has been making waves in South America.

The Ecuador international, 25, has hit 60 goals in his last 96 games for Emelec, and his record in Ecuador is unsurprisingly turning heads in Europe.

With the ability to play as a forward or out wide, Bolanos may be hoping to follow in the footsteps of international team-mates Juan Carlos Paredes, Antonio Valencia, Enner Valencia and Jefferson Montero by making a move to the Premier League.

Few players have thrived when moving straight from South America to the Premier League, and that's something Martinez should consider before looking to bring the pacey, versatile Bolanos to Goodison Park.

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