Adams has scored 22 goals in the Championship this season, with his latest strike sinking promotion candidates Leeds.
The 22-year-old is held in high regard as a player who could develop into a top-level striker.
Despite the recent good form of Dominic Calvert-Lewin, Everton are keen to bolster their attack with a proven goalscorer.
Everton’s head of recruitment Marcel Brands has identified Adams as a player with huge potential, and who January reports suggested could be available for around £15 million.
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