Report: Idrissa Gueye could complete Everton move with 24 hours

Everton manager Ronald Koeman before the match against Barnsley

The Aston Villa midfielder is reportedly closing in on a move to Goodison Park.

Stoke's Charlie Adam in action with Aston Villa's Idrissa GueyeStoke's Charlie Adam in action with Aston Villa's Idrissa Gueye

According to ESPN, Idrissa Gueye could complete his move to Everton within the next 24 hours.

The Blues are keen to bring the Aston Villa midfielder to Goodison Park this summer and have activated the £7.1 million release clause in his current contract.

They are yet to complete a move though, leading Everton fans to worry that they may be set to miss out on another midfield target this summer.

Aston Villa's Idrissa Gueye in action with Bournemouth's Lewis GrabbanAston Villa's Idrissa Gueye in action with Bournemouth's Lewis Grabban

Those fears were not helped by the Sun reporting that West Ham were set to make a last ditch attempt to sign him from under the nose of their Premier League rivals.

However, according to ESPN, he is undergoing medical tests on Merseyside and could sign a long-term deal within the next 24 hours.

West Brom's Claudio Yacob in action with Aston Villa's Idrissa GueyeWest Brom's Claudio Yacob in action with Aston Villa's Idrissa Gueye

He will become the club’s second signing of the summer after they completed a move for goalkeeper Maarten Stekelenburg earlier in the transfer window.

Ronald Koeman will be hoping that his arrival can be the first of several more before the end of the transfer window as he looks to build a squad capable of challenging for a top six place at the least.

Everton manager Ronaldo KoemanEverton manager Ronaldo Koeman

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