What The Papers Say – May 17

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Friday's Liverpool Echo studies Everton's hopes of securing a work permit for Henry Onyekuru, the striker signed from Belgians KAS Eupen in 2017.

Nigerian Onyekuru, who won the Turkish Cup with loan club Galatasaray this week, is poised to represent his country at the forthcoming Africa Cup of Nations tournament in Egypt.

The Echo also features an interview with Lars Jacobsen, the Danish former Everton defender who revisits his surprise substitute's appearance in the 2009 FA Cup final against Chelsea.

The Daily Telegraph claims Everton have made "informal enquiries" over the availability of 21-year-old striker Jean-Kevin Augustin.

Frenchman Augustin is tipped to exit RB Leipzig following the German club's domestic cup final against Bayern Munich next Saturday.

The Daily Star says Everton have told Paris Saint-Germain it will cost the French champions £65million to prise Brazilian forward Richarlison from Goodison Park.

A number of Turkish outlets suggest Everton striker Cenk Tosun is a loan target for former club Besiktas.

Jordan Pickford and Michael Keane both feature in a host of national publications after the Everton duo were included in Gareth Southgate's England squad for next month's Nations League finals in Portgual.

Back to the Echo, which suggests Everton have "opened talks with a number of clubs over the transfer of Yannick Bolasie".

Premier League rivals Newcastle United and Southampton are credited with an interest in Bolasie, with the Everton winger also said to be on the radar of Turkish pair Galatasaray and Besiktas.

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