No Paris Saint-Germain bid for Everton's Seamus Coleman - source
Reports that Everton have rejected a £20 million bid for their defender Seamus Coleman from French champions Paris Saint-Germain are inaccurate, a source has told ESPN.
Widespread stories in UK newspapers and radio have suggested PSG were trying to sign Republic of Ireland full-back Coleman, with a PSG player said to be part of the offer made to Everton in the proposed deal.
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The stories also stated that Everton had turned down a bid for Coleman, but the Goodison Park club have not received or declined any offer from PSG for their full-back, according to the source.
Everton have showed their determination to hang on to their star players this summer, with fresh deals for midfielders James McCarthy and Kevin Mirallas backed up by their refusal to sell John Stones to Chelsea despite a succession of bids from the Premier League champions.
Meanwhile, Everton manager Roberto Martinez has confirmed he is eager to add to his squad ahead of next Tuesday's transfer deadline, with 22-year-old Uruguayan striker Leandro Rodriguez confirmed as their latest arrival from River Plate Montevideo on Friday.