Many Everton fans have been reacting to a report from The Sun which stated that Yerry Mina is being lined up by Valencia in a £15m move in the upcoming summer transfer window.
As per the outlet, John Stones could be signed by Carlo Ancelotti as a possible replacement for the Colombian international, as the England defender considers whether his long-term future lies away from Manchester City.
One Everton supporter claimed that he would sell Michael Keane instead of Mina, whilst another said that he would bring back Kurt Zouma instead of Stones if Mina were to leave for Spain, as the Frenchman spent last season on loan at Goodison Park before returning to Chelsea for this term.
Comparing the stats of those central defenders in the Premier League so far in this term, Mina has averaged the most tackles, whereas Zouma averages the most interceptions and Keane more clearances and blocks, according to Whoscored.
Does Zouma get into the Everton starting eleven currently?
Based off of these statistics, perhaps the Toffees should think twice before selling Mina and, if they did, maybe Zouma would be a better option to replace him than Stones.
These Blues fans reacted to the news on Twitter, with some relatively mixed responses:
I'd sell Keane
— mark wilson (@markefc69) July 5, 2020
I’d rather bring back Kurt Zouma
— Yorkshire Toffees (@YToffees) July 5, 2020
I’d be happy to have stones back
— Andy Hughes (@andyefc30) July 5, 2020
Na no way, Yerry can actually defend, Stones doesn’t know even the basics at 26 yo
— John Sutemire (@sootyjrw) July 5, 2020
Why go backwards? I think we need better than Mr Stones
— Geoff Morris #MGWV (@nighthawkgeoff) July 6, 2020
I’d have Stones back tomorrow he is still young I have never though Mina was good enough another player we’ve over paid for Stones went to Man City like Lescott and Rooney before them to win things they have all been proved it was the right decsision
— Henry john mooney (@hjmooney) July 6, 2020
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