Report: Everton and Tottenham interested in £22m Brazilian international Fernando

(L-R) Opposing managers Sam Allardyce the manager of West Ham and Mauricio Pochettino the manager of Spurs direct their players during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham...

Premier League trio Everton, Chelsea and Spurs reportedly want Spartak Moscow's Fernando should he leave Russia this summer.

Fernando FC Spartak Moscow celebrates after scoring a goal during the Russian Premier League match between FC Spartak Moscow and FC Tosno Saint Petersburg at Otkrytie Arena stadium on...

With the summer transfer window looming large, the Sun claims that Tottenham Hotspur and Everton are looking at the Russian Premier League for a man capable of adding further quality in the centre of the park.

And Spartak Moscow midfielder Fernando is set to find himself at the centre of a tug-of-war this summer.

The Sun reports that Everton, Tottenham and Chelsea are all interested in a man who has shone in Russia since he joined from Sampdoria two years ago for £10 million.

Fernando of FC Spartak Moscow in action during Russian Premier League between FC Spartak Moscow vs FC Akhmat Grozny on April 23, 2018 in Moscow, Russia.

Fernando was key as Spartak won the Russian Premier League title last season and a second successive domestic crown is on the cards.

But the report adds that they are resigned to the fact that the eight-time Brazil international wants to leave and test himself in a major European league, so could sell if an offer of around £22 million comes their way.

26-year-old Fernando is renowned for his precise passing from the centre of the park and his ability to win possession back from the opposition, meaning he could be the latest player identified as a potential replacement for Mousa Dembele in North London.

Mousa Dembele of Tottenham Hotspur during the Premier League match between AFC Bournemouth and Tottenham Hotspur at Vitality Stadium on March 10, 2018 in Bournemouth, England.

Fernando is also understood to be on Everton’s radar, despite the impressive form of Idrissa Gana Gueye and the resurgent Morgan Schneiderlin in recent weeks.

Chelsea are allegedly keen, too, and would replace Danny Drinkwater at Stamford Bridge should the unsettled England international leave West London after just one season.

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