Wolfsburg midfielder Joshua Guilavogui is now on West Brom's radar with a deal to sign Sporting Lisbon's William Carvalho no closer.
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The Goodison Park side are reportedly ready to pounce on the Atletico Madrid reject – which would be a sensible piece of business.
In a recent vote by readers of French newspaper L'Equipe, 22% believe that Southampton's Morgan Schneiderlin should be in the French squad.
Joshua Guilavogui, who was linked with a move to the Gunners in the summer, has left Atletico Madrid to return to Saint Etienne on loan.