Just hours after Everton announced the capture of young English star Jordan Pickford, the Liverpool Echo went live with a report that both Davy Klaassen and M’Baye Niang had arrived at USM Finch Farm, the former of whom has perhaps already undergone his pre-contract medical exam.
Davy Klaassen underwent a medical at Everton's training ground today as his move to Goodison edges ever closer.
And the Blues are also set to complete a deal for AC Milan striker M'Baye Niang, who was also at Finch Farm on Thursday.
Ajax midfielder Klaassen has already agreed personal terms with the Blues after the two clubs thrashed out a fee for the 24-year-old.
Klaassen, it is expected, will cost Everton around £26m and his signing could be announced tomorrow.
The Dutchman Klaassen, still only 24, has a fairly clean bill of health throughout his career. The only major injury suffered was a groin problem during his 2012-13 season with Ajax. Klaassen has 223 career club appearances under his belt.
Niang, for his part, suffered an injury in a 2015 car accident that caused him to miss a chunk of the season, and also fractured his metatarsal in the same year. The two incidents forced the Frenchman to miss 23 games in all during the campaign. Niang has 160 appearances in his senior team career.
Both players are young and healthy enough that their potential signings will represent a good fit for Ronald Koeman’s fitness regimen. Klaassen looks to be the more impactful of the two, while Niang could be more of a project for the club. Either way - Everton aren’t messing around this summer.