If West Brom stay up, Baggies should propose swap involving Everton's Michael Keane

Alan Pardew, Manager of West Bromwich Albion reacts during the Premier League match between Everton and West Bromwich Albion at Goodison Park on January 20, 2018 in Liverpool, England.

West Bromwich Albion should perhaps take note of a recent report regarding Everton defender Michael Keane's future.

Alan Pardew, Manager of WestBromwich Albion  gives his team instructions during the Premier League match between Liverpool and West Bromwich Albion at Anfield on December 13, 2017 in...

With West Brom currently seven points adrift of safety in the Premier League, it seems highly unlikely that the Baggies will currently be giving too much thought to their transfer plans for the next window.

Alan Pardew will want to concentrate on trying to drag his team out of trouble before he considers the players that they will be looking at in the summer - but perhaps a recent report should alert him enough to put one player on his radar if they manage to pull off a great escape.

Michael Keane of Everton during the UEFA Europa League group E match between Everton FC and Atalanta at Goodison Park on November 23, 2017 in Liverpool, United Kingdom.

According to a report from the Daily Mirror, Everton are willing to consider selling Michael Keane at the end of the campaign, and may even be prepared to let the England international leave for less than the £30 million that they spent on signing him from Burnley.

Meanwhile, West Brom are facing an extremely difficult decision regarding one of their own centre-backs this summer should they manage to stay in the Premier League.

According to Sky Sports, Jonny Evans is out of contract at The Hawthorns at the end of next season. And while Sky Sports suggests that relegation will mean that he will be able to leave for just £3 million in the summer, staying up will leave Pardew with a tricky call - should he keep the Northern Irishman and risk losing him for nothing in 2019 in the hope that he changes his mind and signs a new contract, or should he sell while his value may be relatively high?

West Bromwich Albion's Northern Irish defender Jonny Evans is pictured during the English League Cup third round football match between West Bromwich Albion and Manchester City at The...

If he decides to consider selling Evans, perhaps West Brom should reach out to Everton in the hope that they can try and agree some kind of swap deal.

The Daily Mirror reported ahead of the most recent January transfer window that the Toffees are keen on Evans, so perhaps there may be some scope for the two clubs to come to a deal which involves Keane leaving Goodison Park and Evans heading the other way.

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