Report: Everton could pay £20m for Kasper Schmeichel

New manager Ronald Koeman during the press conference

The Blues are allegedly keen on a move for the Leicester City star.

Leicester's Kasper Schmeichel

According to the Daily Mail, Everton are still keen on a deal for Leicester City goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel and could pay £20 million for his services.

The Blues are expected to be busy this summer as manager Ronald Koeman looks to spend the big transfer budget offered by Farhad Moshiri.

One area the Toffees look destined to improve is the goalkeeping slot, with Tim Howard having departed for America.

Leicester City's Kasper Schmeichel applauds the fans at the end of the game

Joel Robles is the current number one and they have also signed Maarten Stekelenburg, but neither is viewed as a long-term candidate for the position.

As a result Koeman will look for further additions and one man Everton have been linked to is Leicester's Schmeichel.

According to the Daily Mail, they are more than keen on the Denmark international and the Foxes will demands close to £20 million for his services.

Leicester's Kasper Schmeichel, Christian Fuchs and manager Claudio Ranieri celebrate with the trophy after winning the Barclays Premier League

He is currently in discussions over a new contract but may be tempted by Everton’s new project under Koeman according to the report.

Claudio Ranieri’s side have also seemingly planned for his departure too by bringing in Ron-Robert Zieler early in this summer transfer window, suggesting Everton may be able to tempt them into a sale.

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