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Wednesday, 16 January, 2002, 10:00 GMT
Everton cool on Zamora
Zamora may add firepower to struggling Everton
Everton boss Walter Smith is unlikely to move in with an immediate 3m bid for Brighton's Bobby Zamora.

Smith - accompanied by Everton owner Bill Kenwright - made a personal check on Zamora when he missed a penalty in Brighton's 2-0 FA Cup Third Round defeat against Preston North End at The Withdean Stadium.

Brighton have confirmed interest in the 21-year-old from a Premiership club, and Everton's presence at Brighton suggested a serious interest.

But Smith has limited cash to spend and is likely to seek a more proven striking alternative to Zamora - despite his undoubted promise.

Brighton insist they will hang on to Zamora while their promotion push remains on course, but the FA Cup exit and the possibility of a big pay-day may tempt boss Peter Taylor.

And Zamora's former club Bristol Rovers are entitled to a slice of any future fee, which may also affect Brighton's decison.

Spurs, Middlesbrough and Sunderland have all been linked with Zamora.

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