Bayern Munich are ready to scupper Everton's plans to sign Etienne Capoue this month.
The German giants, who recently announced that Pep Guardiola will take over from the retiring Jupp Heynckes in the summer, are in the market for a central midfielder.
Toulouse are ready to cash in on the 24-year-old and hope to spark a bidding war between interested clubs, with the starting price around £10m.
Everton's interest - and ability to pay the fee - could rest on what happens to Fellaini this month, with Chelsea and Manchester United keen admirers.
In any case, David Moyes is a big fan of Capoue and will try to land the France international, who has played for Toulouse since 2007.
Bayern, though, have announced their interest and Guardiola could inherit Capoue if the club press ahead this month.