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Everton weigh up £16 million bid for Barcelona winger target, Tottenham also keen


Earlier this week, reports emerged claiming that FC Barcelona are interested in a move for Hull City winger Jaden Philogene.

The 22-year-old winger was touted to be the Plan B if Barça are unable to sign one of their primary targets for the left flank – Nico Williams or Luis Diaz.

It was even claimed that there have been contacts made to explore the possibility of a loan move with an option to buy.

Barcelona face Premier League competition

However, Barcelona are not the only club interested in Jaden Philogene heading into the summer transfer window.

According to the Daily Mail, Premier League club Everton also want the 22-year-old English winger and are mulling over a £16 million offer for him.

Furthermore, Tottenham Hotspur and West Ham United have also shown an interest in the England Under-21 international.

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Jaden Philogene attracting serious interest. (Photo by Ed Sykes/Getty Images)

Philogene enjoyed a solid season with Hull City last time out after joining them from Aston Villa. The winger finished the Championship season with 12 goals from 32 matches, showcasing his dribbling abilities, flair, and an eye for a goal.

Philogene had previously attracted enquiries from the likes of PSG, Borussia Dortmund, and Barça as well when he was still at Aston Villa. And it appears that the Catalans are still tracking him and are weighing up a move this summer.

If the Blaugrana are indeed serious about their interest in the 22-year-old, they will now have to fight it out with three Premier League clubs while it must not be forgotten that Aston Villa themselves have a buyback option for the winger.

As mentioned earlier, though, Philogene is mostly a Plan B for Barcelona, with their primary targets being Nico Williams of Athletic Club and Liverpool’s Luis Diaz.

Both players will not come cheap and Barça will likely have to make an important sale to fund a move for either of them.



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