Everton prepare £30m bid for Newcastle United and West Ham United transfer target

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Chelsea striker Armando Broja has been linked with Newcastle United, Everton and West Ham this summer.

Everton have declared their interest in striking a £30million deal for Newcastle United and West Ham target Armando Broja.

The Albanian international is locked in talks with Chelsea over his future after a successful season-long loan spell at Southampton last season.

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Broja is reportedly set to link up with Thomas Tuchel’s squad in the US this week ahead of friendlies with Club America, Charlotte FC and Arsenal.

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However, that doesn’t guarantee he will remain at Stamford Bridge, with the Evening Standard reporting it is likely that the 20-year-old will be sold.

It is claimed Everton have “declared their interest in a £30m deal”, while Newcastle have “serious interest” after a deal for Hugo Ekitike stalled.

If Broja is to leave the Blues, the striker reportedly favours a permanent move, rather than a third consecutive loan after spells at Vitesse and Southampton.

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It’s not known whether Newcastle prefer a loan deal with a potential purchase clause, or sign the player permanently this summer.

The Magpies were prepared to pay around £25million to £30m to Reims for Ekitike before talks with Ekitike’s agent reached an impasse.

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