Date: 6th May 2019 at 6:00pm
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Everton remain intent on signing Paris Saint-German right-back Thomas Meunier in the summer, according to Telefoot, but Marcel Brands will face stiff competition for the Belgian, as per Euro United.

Euro United are claiming that we are not alone in following Meunier’s situation at Les Parc des Princes, with Napoli, Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester United and Arsenal all paying close attention as PSG will not be retaining his services in the upcoming market.

Meunier is not the only defender Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino may be after, either, as Euro United also claimed the North London outfit have eyes on Olympique Lyonnais full-back Leo Dubois, with the Champions League Semi-Finalists potentially replacing both Kieran Trippier and Serge Aurier.

Any side wishing to land Meunier, though, will have to match Paris Saint-Germain’s substantial asking price for someone soon entering the final year of their contract, as Telefoot have stated that the Ligue 1 champions value the 27-year-old at €30million (£25.6m).

The French publication also add that the Toffees have not eased their interest in the 36-cap international, having first shown an intrigue to his availability in January when the Parisian outfit chased defensive midfielder Idrissa Gana Gueye.

But, should Brands make a move, Meunier’s arrival on Merseyside would severely threaten the role of fan favourite Seamus Coleman, despite the 5 ft 8 right-back showing a supreme return to form.

Having gone 18 games without being involved in a goal – four of which were observed from the bench – our captain has now created two and scored once in his last ten games, with each fixture also returning a clean sheet and all three points.

In fact, only two of those ten games have seen the Toffees concede, after keeping just five shutouts during the previous 17 fixtures across all competitions where Coleman had been on the pitch.

Meunier, on the other hand, has been in and out of Thomas Tuchel’s first-team throughout the Ligue 1 season, and has been out of action since April 14 when he suffered a knock against LOSC Lille.

Before that, however, he had scored three and created four goals in the French top-tier, with one and two respectively coming in his last seven games – albeit covering four months.