Monaco ‘join Everton in the race to sign Watford midfielder Abdoulaye Doucoure’

2 September 2020 0 By Total Football News

Monaco 'rival Everton in the race to sign Watford midfielder Abdoulaye Doucoure' as Championship club hold out for £30m asking price

  • Everton will have to battle it out with Monaco for Watford's Abdoulaye Doucoure
  • The Ligue 1 outfit have reportedly entered the race to sign the central midfielder 
  • The Toffees were unsuccessful in their attempts to sign the 27-year-old last year 

Everton will have to battle it out with Monaco for Watford midfielder Abdoulaye Doucoure's signature, according to reports.

The Toffees are interested in signing the 27-year-old during this transfer window and Doucoure is keen to move following the Hornet's relegation.

Ligue 1 outfit Monaco have entered the race to sign the central midfielder, according to the Evening Standard.

Everton will reportedly have to battle it out with Monaco for Watford's Abdoulaye Doucoure's

Everton will reportedly have to battle it out with Monaco for Watford's Abdoulaye Doucoure's

The French side are reportedly looking to bolster their midfield ranks and hope they can persuade Doucoure to return to his homeland.

Sportsmail reported last week that Everton were prepared to offer a player on loan to try to secure Doucoure.

The Premier League club were unsuccessful in their attempts to sign Doucoure last year as they saw a £30million bid rejected.

Carlo Ancelotti's side are continuing to pursue midfielder after being unsuccessful last year

Carlo Ancelotti's side are continuing to pursue midfielder after being unsuccessful last year

Carlo Ancelotti's side are continuing to pursue the midfielder after Tottenham beat them to the signing of Southampton's Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg.

Doucoure has been a pivotal player for Watford since joining the club four years ago and missed just one league match last season. 

Monaco have kick-started their 2020-21 campaign with four points from six and face Nantes on Sunday, while Everton begin their season away to Spurs on September 13.

Doucoure has been a pivotal player for Watford since joining the club four years ago

Doucoure has been a pivotal player for Watford since joining the club four years ago

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