Everton's Aleksandar Dragovic links have Leicester fans furious

Marco Silva, Manager of Hull City looks on prior to the Premier League match between Southampton and Hull City at St Mary's Stadium on April 29, 2017 in Southampton, England.

Leicester City's deal to sign Dragovic from Bundesliga outfit Bayer Leverkusen is reportedly under threat from Premier League duo Everton and West Ham

Leicester City's Austrian defender Aleksandar Dragovic (L) vies with Leeds United's English striker Kemar Roofe during the English League Cup fourth round football match between Leicester...

Leicester City fans would love to see Aleksandar Dragovic commit his future to Leicester City this summer.

The Austrian defender took a long time to get going at the King Power Stadium but quickly became a real favourite among Foxes fans once he was belatedly given an opportunity by Claude Puel. It is understood that Leicester have the option to make his loan move from Bayer Leverkusen permanent for £15 million but have delayed in doing so – meaning other clubs have been awoken from their slumber.

Aleksander Dragovic of Leicester City tackles Georginio Wijnaldum of Liverpool during the Carabao Cup Third Round match between Leicester City and Liverpool at The King Power Stadium on...

The Leicester Mercury reports that Everton and West Ham are both keen to hijack the deal for Dragovic, who was once one of the most coveted centre-halves in European football when making a name for himself at Basel and Dynamo Kiev.

Everton must sign a centre-back this summer after a dreadful season in which they shipped goals at an alarming rate, particularly with The Mirror reporting that Ashley Williams and Ramiro Funes-Mori are up for sale.

West Ham, however, had the worst defensive record in the Premier League in 2017/18 so you can see why they would be keen on strengthening their backline with Dragovic’s arrival.

Troy Deeney of Watford is challenged by Aleksander Dragovic of Leicester City during the Premier League match between Leicester City and Watford at The King Power Stadium on January 20,...

Though if Everton or West Ham do strike a deal with Leverkusen, this clearly won’t go down well in Leicester.

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