Sean Dyche has already met with Arnaut Danjuma as Everton look to complete a deal.

Fabrizio Romano has reported that the Toffees boss has met the Dutchman to negotiate a potential move to Goodison Park, six months after Tottenham Hotspur snatched him from their grasp.

After netting 10 goals during the 2021-22 season with Villarreal, Everton were eager to bring the forward in on loan back in January.

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However, the deal collapsed at the last minute when Danjuma instead decided to join Spurs. The 26-year-old scored only once in the Premier League and could now be set for another loan move this summer.

The Toffees don’t seem too put off by their history with Danjuma as they remain in discussions with Villarreal, while the report claims AC Milan and Feyenoord are also interested in the attacker.

The former Bournemouth man is expected to make a decision on his future in the coming days, with a return to the Premier League looking like a real possibility.

Everton may be more suited to Arnaut Danjuma than Tottenham

Arnaut Danjuma certainly didn’t light the place on fire during his brief loan spell at Tottenham Hotspur, scoring only once in nine games.

Given the circumstances, succeeding at Tottenham seemed like a big ask for Danjuma and it definitely doesn’t mean anything for his potential loan spell to Merseyside.

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Danjuma showed promise when he joined Spurs, with Alan Shearer praising his ‘wonderful start‘ following his debut goal in the FA Cup. However, the Nigerian-born forward wasn’t given enough chance to prove himself as he only made one start in the Premier League.

The Netherlands international has shown his brilliance at Bournemouth in the Championship, while his one season in the top flight led to his big move to Spain.

Danjuma clearly has plenty to give and has experience in a team towards the bottom of the table, while he may thrive at a club that isn’t already full of huge talents such as Harry Kane and Heung-min Son.

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