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Orjan Nyland in talks with Everton over £5.5m transfer

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Everton are looking to beat Manchester United and Arsenal to the signature of Orjan Nyland after opening talks with the Molde goalkeeper over a potential £5.5 million move to Goodison Park.

The Sun on Sunday reports that the Norway international has been identified by Roberto Martinez as a long-term successor to Tim Howard in the Toffees goal, and is eager to complete a deal for the highly-rated stopper before the January transfer window closes.

Nyland is regarded as one of the brightest young custodians to come out of Scandinavia in recent years, and that explains why he has attracted admiring glances from a number of different suitors in the Premier League.

Red Devils boss Louis van Gaal has been monitoring the 24-year-old's development very closely, as he looks to overhaul a large portion of his goalkeeping department at Old Trafford.

Anders Lindegaard and Ben Amos have both been told they are free to leave Manchester United following the recent acquisition of Spanish veteran Victor Valdes on an 18-month deal.

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And, with speculation regarding the long-term future of current No.1 David De Gea continuing to gather pace, the Dutch coach is rightly on the lookout for other possible reinforcements at the Theatre of Dreams in the future.

Arsene Wenger, meanwhile, brought Colombia international David Ospina to the Emirates Stadium after an impressive World Cup campaign last summer, but after struggling to dislodge Wojciech Szczesny he could be in the market for another goalkeeper again this year.

Ospina is currently enjoying a run of games in the Gunners first-team after the Polish stopper was dropped following his calamitous display in the recent 2-0 defeat against Southampton at St Mary's on New Year's Day.

However, both Arsenal and Manchester United will have to move quickly if they want to firm up their alleged interest in Nyland as Everton close in on a deal to take the in-demand star to Merseyside.

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