Last summer, Everton were among a number of teams to be linked with the Brazil international, only for the 24-year-old to remain in his homeland.
Given the coronavirus pandemic, no club is realistically going to be willing to meet the player's release clause, which is said to be £106m.
However, according to reports in South America, Gremio may have to think about parting ways with Everton in order to boost their financial situation.
That has seemingly led to the Toffees contemplating an approach for the attacker during the next transfer window.
Everton, who has over three years left on his contract, has scored 69 goals from 268 appearances for his current side. body check tags ::