And the Toffees will continue their impressive recruitment drive by bringing in 27-year-old Doucoure from Watford.
Saber Desfarges of Téléfoot reports that a fee of around €22m (£19.6m) has been agreed between Everton and Watford.
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Accord entre Everton et Watford pour Abdoulaye Doucouré!
— Saber Desfarges (@SaberDesfa) September 2, 2020
He adds that Doucoure will undergo a medical tomorrow before signing a four-year contract.
Doucoure joined Watford from Rennes in 2016 and won the club’s Player of the Season award at the end of the 2017-18 season.
This news is now being confirmed by reputable English journalists.
Agreement between Watford and Everton for Abdoulaye Doucoure. Fee expected to be around £20m
— paul joyce (@_pauljoyce) September 2, 2020
Everton and Watford understood to have agreed a fee of around £20m for Doucoure.
— Andy Hunter (@AHunterGuardian) September 2, 2020