Everton and Liverpool transfer news round-up

Sam Allardyce, Manager of Everton during the Premier League match between Everton and Huddersfield Town at Goodison Park on December 2, 2017 in Liverpool, England.

Several players have been linked with moves to Everton and Liverpool over the past 24 hours.

Liverpool's German manager Jurgen Klopp (L) greets Sunderland's English manager Sam Allardyce (R) for the English Premier League football match between Sunderland and Liverpool at the...

With the January transfer window rapidly approaching, both Everton and Liverpool are being linked with several players as they look to improve their respective squads.

Here's a look at the latest transfer rumours concerning the Merseyside rivals:

Everton are targeting Crystal Palace defender Patrick Van Aanholt, as reported by the Daily Star. The left-back has previously worked with Everton manager Sam Allardyce at Sunderland as well as Palace and if the deal was to come to fruition it would give the Toffees a dynamic option on the left side of their defence.

Theo Walcott of Arsenal during the Carabao Cup fourth round match between Arsenal and Norwich City at Emirates Stadium on October 24, 2017 in London, England.

In addition, Everton have enquired about the availability of Arsenal's Theo Walcott, according to the Daily Mail. The winger has been used sparingly by the Gunners in the Premier League this season and his experience would surely be of great use to Everton.

One player that could leave Goodison Park in January is Sandro Ramirez, with the striker having failed to make a significant impact since joining the club in the summer. Valencia want to sign Sandro on loan, as reported by The Sun.

Nice's Ivorian midfielder Jean Michael Seri  celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match OGC Nice vs AS Nancy-Lorraine at the Allianz Riviera Stadium in Nice on...

Liverpool are interested in signing Nice midfielder Jean Michael Seri, according to the Daily Mail.

The 26-year-old has also been linked with Premier League leaders Manchester City, while Barcelona retain at interest in signing him.

Liverpool midfielder Emre Can, whose contract expires at the end of the season, continues be linked with a move away from the club.

Juventus is one possible destination for Can, with the Germany international also being targeted by Real Madrid, as reported by the Daily Star

Liverpool are considering signing Al-Ahly centre-back Ramy Rabia, as reported by Noticias ao Minuto. The 24-year-old is a team-mate of Mohamed Salah's for Egypt and has produced some impressive displays this campaign.

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