Fabrizio Romano reveals Everton are set for new round of talks for former midfielder

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Everton are set for a new round of talks with Paris Saint-Germain over a potential deal for Idriss Gueye, according to Fabrizio Romano.

The Italian transfer guru took to Twitter earlier this morning to reveal that either a loan or a permanent deal are a possibility ahead of the talks, while there is also interest in the player from Jose Mourinho’s AS Roma.

The 32-year-old impressed during his previous stint at Goodison Park, where he made 107 appearances in Toffees colours (transfermarkt) before sealing a £29million move to the Ligue 1 giants in 2019 (Guardian).

The Toffees begin their Premier League campaign against Frank Lampard’s former team Chelsea on Saturday before they travel to Aston Villa the following week.

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Everton are desperate for a defensive midfielder, having also previously been linked with a move for Tottenham’s Harry Winks, who is surplus to requirements in north London.

Despite being the wrong side of 30, Gueye would help to add some short-term stability to Lampard’s side given the current lack of depth of quality in the midfield.