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Late interest growing in Yannick Bolasie transfer away from Everton

After two years at Goodison Park, the winger looks set for a deadline day departure

Burnley v Everton - Premier League
Bolasie has endured a frustrating time on Merseyside
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Three clubs are reportedly keen on taking out-of-favour winger Yannick Bolasie from Everton.

Burnley are said to be working on a loan move for Bolasie, 29, but face competition from former club Crystal Palace [Mirror] and Middlesbrough [Sky Sports].

Bolasie was one of Ronald Koeman’s first signings at Goodison Park, joining from the Eagles in August 2016 for £25m, but his bright start was halted by a cruciate ligament injury picked up against Manchester United the following December.

Since his return a year later, he has failed to recapture the same form, scoring just one goal in 17 appearances.

The £40m signing of winger Richarlison, and impending arrival of fellow wide man Bernard, would likely diminish his chances of first team football with the Blues.

He has not been involved in any of Everton’s seven pre-season friendlies and has apparently been told by new boss Marco Silva he is not part of his plans [Guardian].

The Congolese was a popular figure at Palace, playing 143 times in four years for the club, and was part of their promotion-winning side in 2013.

A move down to the Championship with Boro would see him reunited with former Eagles boss Tony Pulis, though the Mirror understands Bolasie is not interested in a move away from the Premier League.

Should Bolasie leave permanently, a fee is likely to be in the region of £15 million [Plymouth Herald].