The Algerian was also linked with West Ham United and Middlesbrough.
Newcastle United are surely destined for the Premier League, so perhaps they should start considering potential targets.
The Lyon attacker is yet to prove his quality on a consistent basis but there's no doubting his self-confidence.
He may earn a reportedly obscene wage at Everton but would Lyon's Rachid Ghezzal represent an astute addition to Ronald Koeman's squad?
The Lyon attacker has struggled for form and fluency this season but that has not stopped Everton making him their prime target.
Everton are reportedly vying with Arsenal for the signature of Rachid Ghezzal.
From Italy internationals to European champions, there are plenty of options available to sign pre-contracts if English teams, like Tottenham, Arsenal and Liverpool are a bit strapped for cash post-Christmas.
Everton, Tottenham Hotspur and West Ham United have all been linked with the player.
The Toffees were left frustrated by their inability to snare their main targets in the summer and the problem could repeat itself in the New Year.
West Ham United and Tottenham Hotspur are both reportedly interested in Lyon attacking midfielder Rachid Ghezzal.