What The Papers Say - 4 January

The views on this page are taken from the local and national media and do not necessarily reflect the views of Everton.

Reports claim Everton are closing in on their second signing of the January transfer window.

Scottish tabloid the Daily Record writes Nathan Patterson has travelled to Liverpool for a medical ahead of a proposed move to Goodison Park.

Sky Sport journalist Fabrizio Romano supported the report, claiming personal terms have been agreed with the Scotland international.

Lucas Digne has reportedly attracted interest from West Ham, according to the Daily Mail.

David Moyes is said to be in the market for a new defender this transfer window and the outlet claims the France international is a player the Hammers are keen to pursue.

Meanwhile, Italian publication Gazzetta Dello Sport reports that Everton are considering a loan move for Inter Milan midfielder Matias Vecino.

The 30-year-old has struggled for game time this season with his contract expiring at the end of the 2021/22 campaign.