Everton have reportedly enquired over the availability of PSG defender Presnel Kimpembe.

The Toffees are surprisingly claimed by French news outlet RMC Sport to have taken an interest in signing the young defender, but PSG have rebuffed their initial interest and are not keen to welcome enquiries about the France Under-21 international this summer.

Kimpembe established himself as one of France’s most promising young defenders last season, demonstrating his quality on a number of occasions under Unai Emery for the then-reigning Ligue 1 champions.

This has inevitably led to interest, and Everton, along with Liverpool, have been cited with admiration for the youngster, who is sure to enjoy an impressive career in the game.

Kimpembe is extremely highly regarded at PSG and it’s therefore understandable that they are keen to keep hold of such a bright prospect.

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