The Brazilian has fallen out of favour under Carlo Ancelotti at Goodison Park this season, with just a single Premier League start and four substitute appearances for the Toffees.
According to Il Tempo, Roma coach Paulo Fonseca has personally contacted Bernard’s agent with a view to bringing the 28-year-old to Serie A next month.
Fonseca coached Bernard at former club Shakhtar Donetsk prior to the Brazilian winger departing for Everton on a free transfer in 2018.
The former Atletico Mineiro star was a lynchpin of the first two of Fonseca’s three consecutive Ukrainian Premier League titles before joining Everton, and this strong relationship is thought to be a key factor in Roma’s approach.
Capped 14 times by Brazil, the diminutive winger has not featured for his country since the disastrous 7-1 World Cup Semi-Final defeat to Germany on home soil in 2014.