Roberto Martinez wants to hijack Newcastle’s move for striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang as he tweaks the squad he inherited from David Moyes according to the Mirror
The Geordies fear the Goodison club are major rivals for the £15million-rated Gabon star, who this week expressed a desire to move to the Premier League.
Aubameyang is also wanted by Russian side Anzhi Makhachkala, and the developing bidding war could spell bad news for Newcastle’s pursuit of the 24-year-old.
Last week Aubameyang said he would love to play in the Premier League
Everton could soon be cash-rich if the sale of Leighton Baines raises up to £17million from Manchester United and Marouane Fellaini is sold to a Champions League club.
Martinez has also been linked with a £6m swoop on previous club Wigan for striker Arouna Kone, and with Vitesse Arnhem hitman Wilfried Bony, who is also a Swansea target.
Everton are also in for Birmingham’s England Under-21 winger Nathan Redmond.
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