Report: Everton and West Ham United express interest in signing Aleksandar Dragovic as Leicester City stall on £15m move

Leicester City's Austrian defender Aleksandar Dragovic (L) vies with Liverpool's English striker Danny Ings (R) during the English League Cup third round football match between Leicester...

Everton and West Ham United are among the clubs said to be keen on the former Leicester City loan star.

Aleksandar Dragovic of Leicester looks on during the Carabao Cup Quarter-Final match between Leicester City and Manchester City at The King Power Stadium on December 19, 2017 in Leicester,...

Everton and West Ham United are among the clubs to have expressed an interest in signing the former Leicester City loanee Aleksandar Dragovic, according to the Leicester Mercury.

Dragovic only played 16 times for Leicester last season, but made a positive impression on the Foxes fanbase.

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 newspaper claims Claude Puel's side have an option to sign the Bayer Leverkusen defender outright, but adds that their failure to conclude a deal has alerted other clubs.

And Everton, West Ham and Brighton and Hove Albion are all said to be monitoring the situation.

According to the Leicester Mercury, Dragovic is expected to cost around £15 million.

Swansea player Alfie Mawson keeps an eye on the ball in the wet conditions during the Premier League match between Swansea City and Tottenham Hotspur at Liberty Stadium on January 2, 2018...

The Daily Mirror reports West Ham are edging closer to agreeing a £20 million deal for Swansea City's Alfie Mawson, which could open the door for Everton or Brighton to sign Dragovic.

Leicester have already strengthened their options in the Austrian's position, landing Jonny Evans from West Bromwich Albion for around five times less than the rumoured Dragovic asking price.

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