Report: Everton interested in Rennes' Bensebaini but face Stuttgart competition

Watford's Portuguese head coach Marco Silva ahaed of the English Premier League football match between Everton and Watford at Goodison Park in Liverpool, north west England on November 5,...

Stuttgart favourites to sign Ramy Bensebaini from Rennes but Everton are also interested.

Rennes' Algerian defender Ramy Bensebaini (L) vies with Toulouse's French forward Andy Delort during the French L1 football match Rennes vs Toulouse on April 29, 2018 at the Roazhon Park...

Ramy Bensebaini looks set to leave Rennes this summer, with French publication L'Equipe claiming Everton and Stuttgart are both interested.

Bensebaini is under contract at Roazhon Park until the summer of 2020, but the Ligue 1 club have learned of strong interest from Germany.

Stuttgart's Turkish head coach Tayfun Korkut reacts during the German first division Bundesliga football match VfB Stuttgart vs RB Leipzig in Stuttgart, southwestern Germany, on March 11,...

In fact the Bundesliga currently seems the most likely destination for the defender, but the Toffees are keeping a close eye on developments as they they look to bolster their squad.

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The Premier League side have already sold one centre-back this summer with Ramiro Funes Mori joining Villarreal and the Daily Star claims Ashley Williams could also be moved on.

Watford's Portuguese head coach Marco Silva ahaed of the English Premier League football match between Everton and Watford at Goodison Park in Liverpool, north west England on November 5,...

New manager Marco Silva is looking to be his own stamp on things at Goodison Park alongside newly appointed director of football Marcel Brands.

Central defence appears to be a priority for new recruits and Bensebaini is one of those being considered to come in and freshen up the back line.

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