Everton are in talks for CSKA Moscow striker Vagner Love.

The Liverpool Echo says Everton had discussions with the advisors of the Brazilian striker as a possible alternative to Middlesbrough's Yakubu Aiyegbeni, but the Russians' valuation is way in excess of what Everton believe the 23-year-old to be worth.

The elaborately coiffured front-man does not have a prolific goalscoring record, but was impressive in both the Champions League last