Everton have agreed a deal in principle with Leicester City to take head of recruitment Steve Walsh and make him their new director of football, according to Sky sources. . The Premier League champions turned down an approach from Everton, who are now managed by Ronald Koeman and bouyed by significant investment from new owners, over the weekend.Walsh was responsible for heading the recruitment team that unearthed players such as Jamie Vardy, Riyad Mahrez and NGolo Kante, leading to inevitable reluctance to lose him to another club. Walsh agreed and signed a new contract with Leicester in May but the clubs have now agreed compensation after Walsh expressed a desire to move closer to his family in the North West, and final legal details are now being addressed.Walsh has been at Leicester since November 2011 and widely praised for setting up one of the best player recruitment departments in country.Sky sources understand his new, improved contracts reflected that success and it is this ability that has attracted Koeman, who wants to setup a recruitment department similar to the one he had with Ross Wilson at Southampton. Also See: Leicester turn down Walsh approach Walsh and Shakespeare sign new deals Foxes chair praises Walsh Champions hailed in Thailand . Playing in his 19th career final, the second-seeded Tsonga was favourite to win the Open 13 for the third time and to secure an 11th career title, but he struggled with Gulbis attacking approach. . - A Tuesday funeral is planned in Toronto for 20-year-old Saginaw Spirit forward Terry Trafford.It appears Washington Capitals forward Mikhail Grabovski has already found somewhere to play - its just not with a hockey team. According to a report from Belarus-1 TV, Grabovski has signed a deal to play soccer with Krumkachy Minsk, a club in Belarus second league. Chairman of Krumkachy, Denis Shunto, said Grabovski willl start playing for the team in late July. . The 30-year-old, who is eligible to become an unrestricted free agent on July 1, is using the soccer stint as a way to keep in shape over the off-season. With the Capitals last year, Grabovski tallied 13 goals and 22 assists for 35 points in 58 games. ' ' '