Everton outstrip Europe’s heaviest spenders

PV Sports Desk : Everton, once known as England’s Bank of England club, are returning to their high-spending ways by becoming Europe’s heaviest spenders in the transfer window.

The Toffees are expected to pay 24 million pounds for Burnley centre half Michael Keane on Monday to take their overall investment to 80 million pounds this transfer window as they attempt to build a side capable of breaking into the Premier League’s top four next season.

Other arrivals include Ajax midfielder Davy Klaassen (23 million pounds), Sunderland goalkeeper Jordan Pickford (25 million pounds) and Henry Onyekuru (6.8 million pounds, the Eupen striker who was immediately loaned out to another Belgian side Anderlecht.

Everton are also in negotiations to sign Malaga’s Spain under-21 striker Sandro Ramirez for a fee of 5.2 million pounds and have been linked with a possible move for former player Wayne Rooney.