Report: Everton still keen on Porto winger Yacine Brahimi

Porto's Algerian forward Yacine Brahimi reacts during the Portuguese league football match between FC Porto and CD Aves at the Dragao stadium in Porto on April 8, 2018.

Everton are still keen on Yacine Brahimi. Could he be their answer to Mohamed Salah?

Porto's Algerian forward Yacine Brahimi (L) challenges Aves' Brazilian midfielder Nildo Petrolina during the Portuguese league football match between FC Porto and CD Aves at the Dragao...

Everton are still very much interested in signing Porto winger Yacine Brahimi, according to Turkish TV Channel A Spor.

The Toffees had a £33.6million bid for the 28-year-old knocked back by the Portuguese giants in the summer of 2016, and despite spending a fortune on recruiting forwards since, it appears they are still keen on the Algerian.

Besiktas, AS Roma and Sevilla are also keeping tabs on Brahimi as reported by A Spor and, with his contract set to end in the summer of 2019, suitors have a chance to land him for a cut-price deal.

The Algeria international is in his fourth season at Porto and has scored 38 goals in 155 appearances to date.

Porto's Algerian forward Yacine Brahimi (R) challenges Os Belenenses' Montenegran midfielder Marko Bakic during the Portuguese League football match between Os Belenenses and FC Porto at...

Brahimi has registered seven goals and plenty of assists this season for the Portuguese Primeira Liga leaders and could be a great source of both for Everton.

Sam Allardyce's side have struggled in front of goal this term, managing to return just 39 goals in 34 Premier League fixtures.

While Yannick Bolasie and Theo Walcott have been decent Brahimi, who is capable of playing on both wings, could prove to be an upgrade given his experience and quality.

Porto's Algerian forward Yacine Brahimi (L) vies with Feirense's Brazilian goalkeeper Caio Secco during the Portuguese league football match CD Feirense vs FC Porto at the Marcolino de...

The former Granada man is a great dribbler capable of giving opposition defenders nightmares in one-on-one situations, while his pace and all-round technicality should see him hit the ground running in the Premier League.

Everton need to be more productive in the final third if they ever want to crack the top six and Brahimi, a one-time BBC African Player of the Year, is a signing capable of helping the Merseyside club reach the next level.

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