Everton are running the rule over Germany international Max Kruse, [football] direct news understands. A source close to the Toffees told FDN that head coach Roberto Martinez is an admirer of the 25-year-old Borussia Monchengladbach striker.googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(“div-gpt-ad-1389116196215-0”); });The Merseyside outfit are aware of the fact that Manchester United boss David Moyes, the former Everton manager, watched Kruse in action during a January scouting mission, although he drew a blank in a 2-0 loss to Bayern Munich. Kruse has plundered eight goals in 28 appearances for the Bundesliga club so far this term, and has just over three years remaining on his contract. Everton are anxious to bolster their strikeforce for next season in the knowledge that loanees Romelu Lukaku and Lacina Traore will be returning to parent clubs Chelsea and Monaco respectively this summer. The Goosison Park outfit are likely to have more money to spend during the summer transfer window if they secure European football for next season.