Manager David Moyes is looking to scour the money received from the sale of highly talented 21-year-old Jack Rodwell, who was sold to Manchester City for £12m with add-ons that can rise up to £16m and he is targeting Dempsey to bolster his squad.
Dempsey joined Fulham from New England Revolution in 2007 for a reported fee of £2m and since then featured for 184 matches scoring 50 goals.
The 29-year-old was particularly impressive last season where he scored 17 league goals from the midfield. Everton may however face tough competitions from Liverpool, who has made Dempsey one of their prime targets this season.
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