Everton transfer news: Demarie Gray prepares to undergo treatment at Finch Farm before moving from Bayer Leverkusen | football news
Bayer Leverkusen winger Demarie Gray is expected to undergo a medical at Everton on Tuesday.
The former Birmingham winger joined Leverkusen on an 18-month contract from Leicester in January, but has scored only once in the Bundesliga since his move to Germany.
The 25-year-old is set to undergo a medical at Everton Finch Farm’s training ground on Tuesday ahead of his £1.5m move to Toffees.
Everton are expected to complete three deals before the team travel to Florida on their pre-season tour, with Asmir Begovic and Andros Townsend joining the club.
Begovic has only one year left on his contract with Bournemouth and is expected to arrive at Goodison Park as a cover for England international Jordan Pickford.
Townsend, meanwhile, He underwent a medical at Everton on Monday He is set to join a free transfer deal after leaving Crystal Palace at the end of last season.
Townsend and new Everton manager Rafa Benitez worked together at Newcastle between March and June 2016 but were unable to avoid the Magpies’ relegation to the tournament.
In June, Townsend said Sky Sports News Everton were making the right move by securing Benitez as their new boss.
“I played under Rafa at Newcastle, so I know how good he is as a coach,” he said.
“He’s good on the court. He’s always trying to work hard and he’s a good guy too. A good guy, a manager.”
“So, eliminating the competition, eliminating Liverpool-Everton. For reasons of pitch, I think it’s a really good date.”