Everton are open to selling Demarai Gray this summer.

That’s according to iNews, who have reported that the Toffees will demand ‘far in excess’ of £10 million for the winger.

Gray moved to Goodison Park for only £1.7 million two years ago but has arguably been one of their best players during a tough period, netting nine goals in the Premier League.

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The Daily Mail reported earlier this week that Gray had attracted interest from Crystal Palace and clubs in Saudi Arabia, though it seemed unlikely that Sean Dyche’s side would let him leave.

Gray was the subject of plenty of praise during a tough season for the club, with Rio Ferdinand complimenting him on his YouTube channel.

The former defender said: “Demarai Gray’s the only one. Unbelievable find. He’s the one, in recent weeks anyway. He hasn’t done it over the course of the whole season, but in recent weeks, he’s been the one.”

Despite his impact, Everton are now reportedly willing to offload the 26-year-old as they look to increase their transfer funds this summer.

With only a year remaining on his current contract, Everton will look to make a hefty profit on Gray to avoid him potentially leaving for free at the end of the season.

The report claims that the Toffees do have the option of a further year but they will instead let him leave for the ‘right offer’.

Everton would do well to sell Demarai Gray for £10m

Selling Demarai Gray seemed like a bad idea for Everton given their lack of options in attack, however they would do extremely well to earn eight digits from his exit.

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The forward has impressed in spells on Merseyside, but certainly hasn’t impressed enough to value him at such a hefty fee – especially if he is already considering his future at the club.

If the Toffees can sell him for a decent price then it could provide a significant contribution to their pursuit of Wilfried Gnonto, who would arguably be a huge upgrade on Gray.

Gazzetta dello Sport have reported that Everton could sign the Italian for as little as £12 million, meaning Gray’s departure could pay for pretty much all of Gnonto’s arrival.

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