Everton need to strengthen their defense this summer.
According to the football transfer rumours in British media, Everton are showing interest in Basel centre-back Eray Comert.
The 21-year-old has been subject to interest from various European clubs.
Eray Comert made 30 appearances across all competitions for Basel, scoring two goals and supplying one assist in return.
The 21-year-old has been touted as one of the brightest young prospects in Switzerland.
Comert has represented Switzerland at Under-15, Under-16, Under-17, Under-18, Under-19, Under-20 and Under-21 level, winning 29 caps and scoring two goals.
His performances have seen him become the target of many European clubs including Everton.
Marco Silva has always been a manager who keeps his eyes on the most talented young players across the globe.
Everton are desperate to make an impact in the summer transfer window.
Eray Comert has the talent to play many roles in defense.
According to HITC (via Daily Mail), “Everton have ‘concrete’ interest in signing Basel defender Eray Comert, and are considering a £7 million bid for the Swiss ace in the summer. The Toffees spent heavily during last summer’s transfer window, but they have really struggled this season, and it is clear to see that Marco Silva needs to strengthen his defensive department.”
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Basel are not in a position where they need to sell and would like to keep hold of the centre-back, but right offer may force the club to consider a deal.
Undoubtedly he would be a fantastic recruit for Everton.
Everton fans would certainly love to see him arrive at the club this summer.
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