Report: Koeman anxious for Everton signings; wants quick Stones move

New manager Ronald Koeman during the press conference

Everton are keen for Manchester City to get a deal done quickly.

New manager Ronald Koeman during the press conferenceNew manager Ronald Koeman during the press conference

According to the Daily Mail, Ronald Koeman is anxious to add his own players to Everton’s squad this summer.

The Blues are expected to be busy this summer given they have the backing of shareholder Farhad Moshiri.

They have been linked with a number of players already and the Dutchman is looking for another goalkeeper, a central midfielder and a striker to provide back up to Romelu Lukaku.

So far they have only added back up goalkeeper Maarten Stekelenburg though and according to the Daily Mail, Koeman is anxious to get more signings secured.

Everton Chairman Bill Kenwright and new manager Ronald Koeman during the press conferenceEverton Chairman Bill Kenwright and new manager Ronald Koeman during the press conference

He is also determined to sort out the future of defender John Stones as quickly as possible to avoid another drawn out transfer saga.

The England international is being courted by Pep Guardiola at Manchester City, who sees him as an ideal addition to his defence.

Everton's John StonesEverton's John Stones

So far a deal has not been struck though, with City thought to be reluctant to meet Everton’s £50 million asking price at present.

Everton, Koeman and the player are keen to avoid another summer of transfer speculation though and the onus is very much on their rivals to make a move.

Everton's John StonesEverton's John Stones

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