Denzel Dumfries has continued to be linked with a possible move to Everton as the club are still looking for a new manager.

The Blues are looking for a new coach following Carlo Ancelotti’s surprise departure to Real Madrid earlier this month.

Nuno Espirito Santo is currently considered to be the front runner for the position, although ECHO is aware that discussions are ongoing with a number of potential candidates.

While this has happened, some reports still believe that behind-the-scenes transfers are taking place at Finch Farm as well.

A number of outlets have linked Everton to a fall for PSV Eindhoven right-back Denzel Dumfries, which is undoubtedly a priority position for the club to strengthen this summer.

The Dutch international is currently on the road with his national team for the Euro 2020 and scored the winning goal for Frank de Boer’s team in the 3-2 opening win against Ukraine on Sunday.

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And while the 25-year-old hasn’t addressed the recent rumors directly, he has spoken of a possible move to the Premier League in the past.

In the last winter transfer window, some reported a possible move to Newcastle United, among others – although Dumfries is in talks about a contract extension with PSV.

However, the defender did not want to rule out a move to England or Germany – and believed that it would “soon” be time for the next step in his career.

The defender told Voetbal International [via Goal] in January: “We are in talks and intend, it looks like, to extend my contract. But a contract extension does not automatically mean that I will stay here longer.

“Of course, my interests currently coincide with those of PSV – but I also have my own career. There are new things on the horizon [for me].

“[A departure] didn’t happen [due to the pandemic] and I’m very happy at PSV. But I feel that, as a footballer and as a person, I am ready to take the next step abroad.

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“The Premier League and Bundesliga match my game. I can see the headlines again, but I think I can say that and I think everyone can see that I’m ready to move on.”

“I played at the highest level in the Netherlands for four years and played more than a hundred games for PSV. Soon it will be time for the next step.” [but] a title will be the icing on the cake. “

Dumfries is hoping to be back in action on Thursday evening when the Netherlands take on Austria in the second Euro 2020 game.

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