Everton have rejected a second Chelsea bid of £26 million for John Stones as they battle to keep the England defender.
The Premier League champions made the offer on Tuesday, sources have told ESPN FC.
Neither Everton nor Chelsea have made any comment on the latest offer.
But Roberto Martinez said after the first bid was rejected that the 21-year-old centre-back was not for sale.
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Romelu Lukaku left with an apparent injury as Ross Barkley and Conor McAleny scored in Everton's 2-0 win at Dundee United on Tuesday.
The victory may have come at a cost, however, as Lukaku was substituted after half an hour with what the club called a hamstring injury.
Manager Roberto Martinez downplayed the incident, however, saying Lukaky was removed as a precaution.
"Rom has obviously been playing a lot of minutes and it was important for him to get some sort of action," Martinez told...