Everton have been largely frustrating to watch this season as inconsistent performances have blighted their campaign. The Toffees may have added to their squad last summer with some important additions, however, it is obvious that changes will still need to be made.
But, it appears Marco Silva is keen to turn one of the temporary signings he made into a permanent acquisition.
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According to a report by The Times, Everton have told Kurt Zouma that they want him to extend his stay at Goodison Park.
The France international has become a key figure in the side since joining on loan from Chelsea and has kept the likes of Phil Jagielka and Yerry Mina out of the team at times.
It makes complete sense for Everton to try and keep Zouma at the club beyond the end of the season as he has helped to improve the defence, although there are still some general concerns regarding the defence.
The 24-year-old has been one of the Toffees’ best players throughout the campaign, and despite it being rather hit and miss for the club, it has been rather successful for the player as he is getting to play regular football once again and at a high standard.
After a rather terrible injury whilst at his parent club, it is the first time he has been able to really show what he can do for a team expected to be challenging and has hardly put a foot wrong, showing the promise he did during the early days of his Chelsea career.
However, that could go against Everton as the Blues may either want to look at bringing him back to Stamford Bridge, or they will look to command a rather hefty fee to allow him to remain at Goodison Park.
The Toffees may have been open to spending and flexing their financial muscles recently, but with other areas on the pitch to address as well, whether the club will be able to come to an agreement with their Premier League counterparts remains to be seen.
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