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Everton to make firm offer for Las Palmas defender Mauricio Lemos

Las Palmas defender Mauricio Lemos has emerged as a surprise target for Everton ahead of the summer transfer window.

According to the football transfer rumours in Spanish Media (Iusport), Everton will make firm offer for Las Palmas defender Mauricio Lemos.

The Uruguay international has joined Las Palmas from Rubin Kazan for a fee in the region of 2 million euros in July 2016. The 21-year-old has a valid contract with Las Palmas until June 2021.

Mauricio Lemos has played 26 times for Las Palmas since signing from Rubin Kazan , scoring five goals in that time.

The 21-year-old is considered to be one of the best defenders in Uruguay.

The Uruguay international has been in impressive form for Las Palmas this season.

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Mauricio Lemos has represented Uruguay at Under-20 level, winning 14 caps.

Ronald Koeman has always been a manager who keeps his eyes on the most talented young players across the globe.

Everton manager Ronald Koeman wants to continue to strengthening his squad so they’re able to compete both domestically and in the Europa League next season.

Euro Football Rumours understood that Everton are preparing an offer in the region of 21 million euros for the Uruguay international.

How strong that interest is and whether Everton will make a summer move remains to be seen but it is certainly one worth keeping an eye on.

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