West Ham and Everton target silent over future

Inter Milan's Jeison Murillo celebrates after scoring a third goal against Frosinone.

The reported West Ham and Everton target is tight lipped over his future.

Inter Milan's Jeison Murillo celebrates after scoring a third goal against Frosinone.

Quoted by Inside Futbol, Inter Milan defender Jeison Murillo has revealed that he is focused on one thing and one thing only: the Copa America.

The 24-year-old has emerged as one of the strongest defenders in Italian football after making 35 appearances for the Nerazzurri this past season, having only joined in 2015.

But speculation has mounted that the Colombia international has courted interest from the likes of West Ham United and Everton this summer (Corriere dello Sport).

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The Copa America Centenario kicks off in the United States tomorrow, with the Colombians facing the host nation in the competition's curtain raiser in California.

And Murillo has insisted that he is solely thinking about the Copa America and helping his nation get as far as possible, amid rumours on his future.

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"What happens outside is there. I am keeping my head completely on the tournament. These matches must be addressed seriously", he's quoted as saying by Inside Futbol.

Everton's John Stones has been linked with a move away, meaning Murillo may be seen as his replacement, but it remains to be seen by whom, considering the Toffees have no manager at the moment.

West Ham, meanwhile, have a couple of stellar centre-halves in Winston Reid and Angelo Ogbonna, but are they enough to push them up a level in terms of status?

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