A report from the Times today claims that the Toffees would have to pay £3.5 million in compensation if they want to prise Sean Dyche away from the Clarets, and the seven figure sum would surely represent the best piece of business that they have done in recent years.
The Burnley boss has worked wonders during his time in charge at Turf Moor, managing to turn his club into an established Premier League side, and guiding them to a wonderful start to their 2017/18 Premier League campaign.
The Lancashire outfit currently sit in an astonishing seventh position in the table, just three points adrift of the Champions League spots after 11 games played, and it is all down to the 46-year-old's hard work at the helm.
He possesses all of the attributes as a manager that Everton crave, and have lacked for quite some time, with the manner in which he organises his team being a key feature of his management.
Burnley currently possess the fourth best defensive record in the league, and the best outside of the current top three - a quite astonishing feat considering the budget that Dyche has to work with at Turf Moor.
Everton, conversely, have the second worst defensive record in the league, shipping 22 goals in their 11 outings so far this term.
Dyche would undoubtedly tighten the Toffees up at the back, if he is in fact appointed as manager at Goodison Park, and would instil discipline and organisation into a team that has been totally bereft of those two qualities this season.
And for the paltry sum of just £3.5 million, bringing the 46-year-old to Merseyside could prove to be a masterstroke from the Toffees board.