Everton transfer news: James McCarthy wants exit, Ever Banega talks open

General view outside Goodison Park before the match

A select round-up of the latest news relating to Everton

James McCarthy

Everton midfielder James McCarthy wants to leave the club in the January transfer window, according to The Mirror.

According to the report, the Republic of Ireland international is not happy with life under Ronald Koeman, who was appointed the Everton manager in the summer.

Premier League duo Crystal Palace and West Bromwich Albion are reported to be interested in signing the 26-year-old in January.

Championship side Aston Villa are also interested, according to the report in The Mirror.

It has also been claimed that Tottenham Hotspur could try to include McCarthy in a deal to offload Moussa Sissoko.

Everton are still keen on signing midfielder Sissoko despite his move to Tottenham from Newcastle United in the summer transfer window, states the report in The Mirror.

Everton's James McCarthy in action with Tottenham's Danny Rose

Ever Banega

Everton are interested in signing Ever Banega from Inter Milan in the January transfer window, according to The Mirror.

It has been reported that the Toffees have opened talks with Banega’s agent regarding a move to Goodison Park next month.

The 28-year-old midfielder is reportedly valued at £8 million by Inter, who signed the Argentina international in the summer of 2016 following his departure from Sevilla at the end of the 2015-16 season.

Celtic's Janko Saidy in action with Inter Milan's Ever Banega

Alan Dzagoev

Everton are interested in signing Alan Dzagoev from CSKA Moscow in the January transfer window, according to The Daily Mail.

According to the report, manager Koeman wants five new players in January, and Dzagoev is one of them.

It has been reported that CKSA are looking at a transfer fee of £15m in order to part company with the 26-year-old attacking midfielder.

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