Everton are trying to finalise a deal for Norwich defender Ben Godfrey.
The Toffees have made the 22-year-old their No.1 defensive target.
Everton were keen on a loan deal for Chelse a defender Fikayo Tomori.
But they are now putting all their efforts into signing Godfrey on a permanent deal.
Norwich are demanding £30m plus add ons.
The Toffees have already failed with a bid of around £26m.
But they are confident they can secure a deal.
Carlo Ancelotti would love to land the defender following a successful summer in the transfer market.
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And it would crown off a solid week for the Toffees too after their Premier League and Carabao Cup progress.
Everton won 2-1 at Crystal Palace on Saturday to make it three wins from three at the start of the new league season.
They then thumped West Ham 4-1 at Goodison Park in Wednesday’s Carabao Cup quarter-final tie.
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