Juventus defender Angelo Ogbonna edges closer to Everton, who have competition from Aston Villa and Southampton.
The centre-back rarely featured since joining the Bianconeri from city rivals Torino and is expected to move on this summer.
Aston Villa and the Saints had already been heavily linked with a bid for Ogbonna.
Now Sky Sport Italia and Tuttosport suggest Everton have joined the race and are moving to the top of the queue.
The 27-year-old is believed to have a price-tag of around €10m.
He is an Italy international with 10 senior caps to his name.