Everton have held talks with Chelsea over a loan deal for Demba Ba.

The Daily Mail says Everton will stay in the hunt to re-sign Romelu Lukaku but have asked about taking 29-year-old Ba also.

However, they are still some distance apart from his personal terms with Ba on around £80,000 a week at Stamford Bridge.

Manager Roberto Martinez tried to sign Ba last season before he was offered a loan deal for Lukaku.

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