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SportEverton target Militao happy at Porto

21:30  06 december  2018
21:30  06 december  2018 Source:   readsport.co

Chelsea boosted in their pursuit of Skriniar as United look elsewhere

Chelsea boosted in their pursuit of Skriniar as United look elsewhere Chelsea’s hopes of landing Inter defender Milan Skriniar have been boosted by the news that Manchester United appear to be considering alternative targets. Both United and Chelsea have been heavily linked with the Inter stalwart, but the latest rumours make good reading for Maurizio Sarri’s side. Skriniar is being linked with big-money moves away from the San Siro, with the Slovakian now regarded as one of the most promising central defenders on the continent. The Daily Record reports that Porto youngster Eder Militao is on the club’s radar as they continue to search far and wide for defensive reinforcements. United have reportedly been impressed by the player’s development since he arrived in Portugal. Everton and Manchester City have previously been linked with the player, as scouts keep a close eye on his performances. With Skriniar reportedly valued between €80-€100 million by Inter, Militao would certainly be the cheaper option for United.

Toffees have been watching Porto youngster. Everton ’s South American scouting has been on overdrive the last few months, and now the Toffees are being linked with another Militao is just a shade over 6’ tall, but is quick and very comfortable with the ball at is feet, which is a requisite when

Éder Gabriel Militão (born 18 January 1998) is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays for Porto . Mainly a right back, he can also play as a central defender or defensive midfielder.

Everton target Eder Militao is happy at FC Porto, according to his agent Ulisses Jorge.

The Toffees have been linked with a move to sign the defender in recent times as his services continue to become increasingly sought after.

Militao has enjoyed a good season in Liga NOS with his side and has subsequently been subjected to plenty of speculation, with clubs across Europe understood to be battling for his signature.

Everton, along with the likes of Manchester United and Chelsea, have been touted as a potential destination for the 20-year-old, who arrived at Porto only in the summer transfer window.

Everton target Militao happy at Porto © Octavio Passos/Getty Images Sport Octavio Passos/Getty Images Sport

The youngster came through the ranks at Sao Paulo and was snapped up by the Portuguese giants after a string of impressive performances in his homeland of Brazil.

United join Everton in pursuit of Eder Militao

United join Everton in pursuit of Eder Militao Manchester United are set to rival Everton in their pursuit of Porto defender Eder Militao. The Daily Record reports that the Porto youngster is on the club’s radar as they continue to search far and wide for defensive reinforcements. United have reportedly been impressed by the player’s development since he arrived in Portugal. Everton and Manchester City have previously been linked with the player, as scouts keep a close eye on his performances. Marco Silva’s side have been known to watch the player in the Champions League on occasions this season. Militao is very highly rated in Portugal after previously impressing at Sao Paulo. The Brazilian is predominantly a central defender but can also play as a right-back. With Kurt Zouma only on loan at Everton and Phil Jagielka coming towards the end of his playing days Silva will need to add to his defence either in January or the summer.

EVERTON want to sign Brazil international defender Eder Militao but will need to pay £17million to get him in, according to reports. It is understood Toffees scouts have watched the defender twice in the past two weeks, when he helped Porto earn a 1-1 Champions League draw at Schalke then beat domestic

Everton 's Idrissa Gueye has revealed he doesn't speak to his Senegal team-mate Sadio Mane in the week of the Merseyside derby. Chelsea have joined Manchester United and Everton in following Porto 's Brazilian defender Eder Militao . Harry Wilson is targeting a Liverpool place after his

Militao’s agent has been discussed his client’s future but had bad news for potential suitors who are eyeing him ahead of the January transfer window.

Jorge, as quoted by the Manchester Evening News, told O Jogo that the defender is comfortable at Porto amid the speculation of late. He said:

“All these clubs already had interest in Eder when he was at Sao Paulo. Since the player moved to FC Porto, nobody came to me.”

“Eder is very calm, he is happy at Porto and he is not thinking about anything other than Porto.”

Everton may now look towards alternative defensive targets, should they fail in their apparent pursuit of Militao.

Everton target Militao happy at Porto © Octavio Passos/Getty Images Sport FC Porto v FC Schalke 04 - UEFA Champions League Group D

Bayern Munich pursue Everton target Hazard.
German giants Bayern Munich are reportedly ready to step up their pursuit of Everton target Thorgan Hazard, according to Kicker. The German outlet, as cited by Mirror Online, claim that Bayern consider the Belgian playmaker to be a long-term replacement for Arjen Robben and Franck Ribéry, with both wide-men set to depart the Bavarians at the end of the season. Everton meanwhile see Hazard as a marquee appointment, with manager Marco Silva keen to add more goals to his side in the January transfer window. However, given the 25-year old’s good form and dynamic first half of the season, Borussia Monchengladbach are unlikely to see their star man go on the cheap, with Hazard’s contract set to expire in 2020. © Dean Mouht

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