Everton rival West Ham for Cheick Tiote

Everton have joined the race for FC Twente midfielder Cheick Tiote.

Everton have joined the race for FC Twente midfielder Cheick Tiote.

The Daily Star Sunday says West Ham boss Avram Grant is planning a £4million bid for the Ivory Coast star but faces competition from the Toffees.

Cheick, 24, made a big ­impression in the World Cup to highlight his all-action skills.

And scouts from both clubs checked on Cheick when he lined up for the Ivory Coast in their 1-0 win over Italy at Upton Park on Tuesday.

 
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