Everton FC are set to take advantage of a £3.5m buy-out clause and bring West Ham midfielder Mohamed Diame to Goodison Park, reports the Mirror.
Roberto Martinez signed the Senegal international for previous club Wigan in 2009 and managed him for three seasons.
And the newspaper claim with Arsenal and Liverpool out of the picture, the Blues could be set to pounce.
Another midfielder possibly on the radar is Norwich midfielder Leroy Fer.
Football News Direct claim the Blues are set to renew interest in the Dutchman, who looked set to move to Merseyside last summer.
Reported Everton target Danny Welbeck is now attracting attention from Napoli, according to the Daily Express.
The paper claim Welbeck has been linked with the Blues in recent weeks but it is thought United will await the appointment of a new boss before making any major decisions about personnel in the off-season.
And another day, another host of Romelu Lukaku rumours – this time seeing the Belgian linked to both Roma and Tottenham.
The Mirror claim the striker is wanted by Roma, while the Telegraph believe Tottenham will use Paulinho as bait in a part-exchange deal to bring Lukaku to White Hart Lane.
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