Ronald Koeman admits adding a right-back is a possibility for Everton

Everton manager Ronald Koeman before the match

The Blues are currently without a right-back after Seamus Coleman picked up an injury.

Everton manager Ronaldo KoemanEverton manager Ronaldo Koeman

Everton manager Ronald Koeman has admitted to the Liverpool Echo that it is a possibility the club will target a right-back before the end of the transfer window.

The Blues have been somewhat busy this summer as four new signings have arrived at the club so far.

One area they have have not been able to add in, however, is right-back, despite the fact it is something of a problem at this moment in time.

With Seamus Coleman picking up an injury in pre-season, they were forced to use midfielder James McCarthy in the right wing-back role for the opening game of the season.

Everton's Seamus Coleman applauds their fans after the gameEverton's Seamus Coleman applauds their fans after the game

That is not an ideal situation to say the least and Koeman has admitted they could look to add cover for Coleman before the window closes.

“That’s possible because what I like to have is, really, two players for each position in the team and we need to have that competition to get the best out of each player,” he told the Liverpool Echo.

Seamus Coleman celebrates after scoring the second goal for EvertonSeamus Coleman celebrates after scoring the second goal for Everton

It remains to be seen if Koeman does target another right-back or decides to make use of what he already has available to him.

Much will likely rest on what work he can do adding players in other positions, namely at centre-back.

Should he find another centre-half, it would not be surprising to see him use the likes of Mason Holgate or Tyias Browning at right-back until Coleman returns.

Tottenham's Dele Alli in action with Everton's Mason HolgateTottenham's Dele Alli in action with Everton's Mason Holgate

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