Everton are the latest team to express an interest in Swansea City defender Alfie Mawson, as per the Mirror.

Sam Allardyce is reportedly ready to spend upwards of £50 million to secure a double deal for both Mawson and Watford’s Abdoulaye Doucoure.

West Ham have been heavily linked with a move for Mawson and have reportedly had a bid turned down.

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With ageing central defenders in the former of Ashley Williams and Phil Jagielka, Allardyce is keen to sign another central defender.

Mawson has impressed this season in a struggling Swansea side who sit bottom of the Premier League after the festive period.

Doucoure, who has impressed for Watford under Marco Silva, has been identified as a cheaper alternative to Steven N’Zonzi, who has been linked with a move to Goodison Park ever since Allardyce took the job.

Allardyce has turned Everton’s season around after some early relegation fears but wants to ensure a strong finish.

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