Report: Everton fail with £6.7m bid for Rennes star Kamil Grosicki, club set their asking price

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Everton have reportedly failed with a bid for Rennes star Kamil Grosicki.

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According to French newspaper Ouest-France, Everton have failed with a bid of €8m (£6.7m) bid for Rennes winger Kamil Grosicki, with the French side wanting €10m (£8.35m).

The Toffees are expected to make a number of new additions to their squad this summer as new boss Ronald Koeman gets to re-tool the Everton side thanks to funding from new investor Farhad Moshiri.

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One area that could be a priority for Koeman is on the left flank, as Kevin Mirallas endured a poor season last term, Oumar Niasse has struggled since a January move from Lokomotiv Moscow, Steven Pienaar has been released and Tom Cleverley is solid if unspectacular.

Now, French newspaper Ouest-France report that Everton are keen on Rennes star Kamil Grosicki - but have had their first bid for the player rejected.

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Grosicki, 28, joined Rennes from Turkish side Sivasspor back in January 2014, and enjoyed a superb campaign with the Ligue 1 side, hitting nine goals and three assists.

This summer, Grosicki has been playing on the left wing for Poland at Euro 2016, and has impressed many with his pace an driving runs at full backs - and he even laid on an assist for Poland's goal in the 1-1 draw with Switzerland on Saturday.

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Now, Everton and Koeman appear to have set their sights on bringing Grosicki to Goodison Park, with Ouest-France reporting that they have made a bid of €8m (£6.7m) - but Rennes have set their asking price at €10m (£8.35m).

It remains to be seen whether Everton will increase their bid for the winger, but with just over £1.5m between their bid and the asking price, the Toffees aren't a million miles from landing their man this summer.

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