Brighton and Hove Albion look set to win the race for Charlton Athletic defender Ezri Konsa, after Premier League rivals Everton backed out.
Premier League relegation scrappers West Brom and Brighton were both linked with Bristol City centre-back Aden Flint, but the Seagulls have a new target.
Everton and Liverpool are also said keen on the Charlton Athletic talent.
Liverpool and Everton both look set to snub the chance to move for Charlton Athletic defender Ezri Konsa this month.
Everton are reportedly ahead of Liverpool in the race to sign the 19-year-old.
Konsa is said to be at the 'centre of a tussle' between Everton and Liverpool.
Everton looked to have Charlton Athletic defender Ezri Konsa wrapped up but Premier League and Merseyside rivals Liverpool have other ideas.
Everton looked almost certain to bring Charlton Athletic defender Ezri Konsa to Goodison Park but Premier League rivals Brighton cannot be discounted yet.
League One side Charlton Athletic could lose two more academy starlets to Premier League giants Everton this January, with Alex Willis now linked.
Arsenal had scouted Ezri Konsa this season but Everton look set to win the race for the centre-back starring in League One with Charlton Athletic.