Everton are yet to make an offer for Hugo Ekitike.

That’s according to journalist Fabrice Hawkins, who has reported that the Toffees are still interested in signing the Paris Saint-Germain youngster.

Despite signing on a permanent deal from Reims for around £25 million this summer, PSG have already made Ekitike surplus to requirements as they look to offload a number of players who are yet to make an impact in the French capital.

Previous reports had claimed that Sean Dyche’s side had already had an offer accepted for the forward and could bring Ekitike to Goodison Park on loan with the option-to-buy, however Hawkins believes Everton are yet to further their initial interest.

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While Ekitike is reportedly eager to stay at PSG and fight for his place following Lionel Messi and Neymar’s exits, the report claims that his management are pushing him to reflect and reconsider his options – with PSG eager to force him out this summer.

Everton looked like one of the favourites to sign the ‘special’ 21-year-old last week, however they remain in competition with a number of clubs. AC Milan and Frankfurt are both said to be interested in Ekitike, with both sides able to offer him European football.

Meanwhile, the Toffees have been handed a boost as journalist Patrick Berger claimed that Borussia Dortmund are out of the race for his signature.

Will Everton want to sign Hugo Ekitike if they bring in Wilfried Gnonto and Jack Harrison?

Everton welcomed their fourth signing of the summer over the weekend as they beat Aston Villa to the loan signing of Jack Harrison.

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The winger joins Arnaut Danjuma and Youssef Chermiti as another attacking transfer, while they remain in pursuit of Wilfried Gnonto. Sky Sports have reported that the Italian is their ‘number one’ target, while Gnonto has already made his desire to leave Leeds United very clear.

If they can land Gnonto then Everton will have three new wide players in their roster, so it would be interesting to see whether they cooled their interest in Ekitike.

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