A select round-up of the latest news relating to Everton…
The defender was nothing short of sensational after arriving at the Stadium of Light in the January transfer window and he played a major role in ensuring the Black Cats secured their top flight status for another year.
Sunderland will find it hard to refuse such a substantial offer, although new manager David Moyes may have something to say about it given how quickly Kone settled into English football.
The Daily Mail claims Everton manager Ronald Koeman not only wants to bring in a new centre-back this summer but also an additional goalkeeper and a central midfielder.
That said, an updated report from the same newspaper has recently claimed Arnautovic will opt to remain at the Britannia Stadium and sign a new contract in the process, so this is very much a case of watch this space.
The striker only recently arrived on Merseyside yet his stint has been disappointing and he could now be heading for pastures new.