Report: Everton looking to beat Spurs to signature of French defender

According to RMC Sport (via GFFN), Everton and Tottenham Hotspur are among the Premier League clubs interested in signing Strasbourg defender Mohamed Simakan this summer. Southampton are also interested in the 19-year-old, but the trio face stiff competition from the likes of AC Milan, Borussia Dortmund and Eintracht Frankfurt. The Serie A giants tabled a bid for Simakan in January and are planning to return with an offer of around £13 million this summer. Strasbourg are looking to sell the teenager this summer and are already identifying potential replacements, so it’s a question of who can convince both club and’
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