Everton boss Carlo Ancelotti has identified three January targets – including Juventus midfielder Emre Can – in a bid to bolster his midfield, according to reports.
Ancelotti has steadied the ship since arriving at Goodison Park, guiding the Toffees to three wins from six games in all competitions having seen their form drop under Marco Silva.
The German has struggled for game time under Juventus boss Maurizio Sarri and would reportedly be open to a move back to England.
According to Calciomercato, Everton have a firm interest in the 26-year-old and are prepared to offer €35m for the player.
Borussia Dortmund are also said to be keen but their bid is unlikely to match that of the Toffees’.
Elsewhere, Corrierre dello Sport says that Ancelotti is eyeing up a move for Napoli midfielder Allan. The pair worked together at the Serie A side prior to Ancelotti’s sacking.
Nzonzi has made 15 appearances for his loan side this term, including five in the Champions League.
Ancelotti was asked about his side’s links with Can in his latest press conference on Monday and he was dismissive of the reports.
He said: “I think I said at the last press conference that all the names that were in the newspaper were wrong.
“I can say the same today. They’re wrong. All the names on the newspaper are wrong.
“Also all the names on Sky are wrong!”