Everton should make move for Arsenal's Calum Chambers in January

Everton were said to be interested in Calum Chambers during the summer transfer window.

Calum Chambers of Arsenal celebrates scoring the second goal for Arsenal  during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Burnley at Emirates Stadium on November 1, 2014 in...

With Everton clearly struggling at the back this season, it may be that they need to re-ignite their interest in Arsenal’s Calum Chambers during the January transfer window.

Everton have an urgent need to sign a striker at the next available opportunity, but their lack of options at centre-back is also a concern.

Michael Keane has started slowly at Goodison Park, Ramiro Funes Mori is out injured, Phil Jagielka is past his peak and Ashley Williams has been nothing short of abject so far this season.

Middlesbrough's English defender Calum Chambers controls the ball during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Middlesbrough at Stamford Bridge in London on May 8,...

Williams and Keane have been Ronald Koeman’s first choice pairing at the back so far this term, but Chambers’ arrival would help to freshen up Everton’s backline.

Chambers has barely featured for Arsenal this season, but he has proven to have Premier League quality before and the Toffees wanted him in the summer, according to the Daily Mail.

Calum Chambers of Middlesbrough and Jay Rodriguez of Southampton battle for possession during the Premier League match between Middlesbrough and Southampton at Riverside Stadium on May 13,...

The England international was one of Middlesbrough’s stars last season, even though he was unable to help them avoid the drop.

And if Everton did sign Chambers, he would surely be a solid option for Koeman’s side.

Chambers is only 22 and still has room to improve, and with Everton’s ageing backline struggling so badly, he could be a great addition for the Toffees in 2018.

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